Canadian Astronaut Reveals What Happens to Space Poop

The question of how astronauts go to the bathroom has been answered before (vacuum, thigh clamps, peen tube, in-bowl camera — sounds like a night out at my favorite after-hours) but do you know what happens to the, ahem waste product? Well, according to Col. Chris Hadfield from the Canadian Space Agency, it gets recycled as a shooting star. Details on how to do your ablutions in space after the jump.

That reporter's kinda sucky. [YouTube] via Wired]


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Hello! Hang on! Wait a minute! Canada has a space agency???

And why does one toilet have a camera and the other doesnt? And why is the camera not in full color HD? Oh wait, I know the answer to that one.