New Space Station Bathroom Has Hefty Price Tag NASA is spending $15 million to buy a toilet for the International Space Station. That may sound like a lot, but disposing of human waste when there's no gravity to help out is no simple matter. Also, this toilet will recycle urine into drinking water.
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New Space Station Bathroom Has Hefty Price Tag

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New Space Station Bathroom Has Hefty Price Tag

New Space Station Bathroom Has Hefty Price Tag

New Space Station Bathroom Has Hefty Price Tag

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NASA is spending $15 million to buy a toilet for the International Space Station. That may sound like a lot, but disposing of human waste when there's no gravity to help out is no simple matter.

Also, this toilet will recycle urine into drinking water.