NASA Drops $19 Million on Toilet, Doesn't Let Russians Use It

Tension is bound to flare over the $19 million toilet NASA purchased from Russian aerospace firm RCS Energia, as only half of the International Space Station will enjoy the upgrade—the American side. The toilet justifies its steep price by being able to recycle urine as drinkable water, Waterworld-style. » 7/06/07 10:45am 7/06/07 10:45am