10 Things To Keep In Mind On Your First Trip To Low Earth Orbit

The future of civilian space travel in low Earth orbit (or "LEO," for those in-the-know) is looking brighter by the day, but what will life be like when you're soaring hundreds of miles above Earth's surface? How will you eat, how will you sleep, and how will you go to the bathroom? We've got a preview of ten things… » 12/05/11 10:25am 12/05/11 10:25am

How To Shit In Space

When you're strapped into a tin can and rocketing through the galaxy at thousands of miles an hour, your opportunities for bathroom breaks are pretty few and far between. At some point, you're going to have to step away from the controls and relieve yourself. However, in a zero gravity environment where an errant… » 12/28/07 11:30am 12/28/07 11:30am