This Is What Astronauts Use to Poop in Space (Ew. Awesome. ...Ew.)

So our dear friend Cmdr. Chris Hadfield shared a horrifying piece of trivia this morning: Soyuz astronauts get two enemas before launch. Which is a little uncomfortable, but necessary because, uh, Soyuz restroom looks like this.

The "human interface" part is on the left, and all that brown tubing coming from it is illustrative in a highly regrettable around lunchtime sort of way. Space! The final frontier like on Oregon Trail where dysentery is terrifying. [Facebook]