Astronauts test a toilet worth 23 million dollars

Astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) tested an advanced zero-gravity toilet before using it for a future moon landing.

Toilets are smaller and lighter than the toilets on the International Space Station.

It should also be better suited for astronauts who need to use space facilities.

The $ 23 million titanium toilet is known as the Global Waste Management System (UWMS).

Another similar toilet will be added to NASA's future space crew cabin, the Orion.

NASA plans to send astronauts to the moon with Orion in the next few years, and a "global waste management system" will be placed in the space capsule.

Since the toilet can move into space, NASA needs something compact, but the efficiency is the same as the previous toilet.

NASA did its best to improve the size of toilets. They are 65% smaller and 40% lighter than the current toilets on the International Space Station.

The agency also said: Engineers have made toilets more energy efficient, while NASA said, you can imagine improving these things could help in many ways; Because space and energy are of great value to spaceships.

Despite these improvements, the new UWMS toilets essentially function like space toilets.

All toilets without gravity rely on one important thing: suction, and the suction device ensures that waste from the astronauts is disposed of via the toilet and does not casually swim in the cabin.

NASA engineers use 3D printing technology to create various parts of the system from foreign minerals that can withstand the strength of the acid solution used in the system.

NASA developed 3D printing technology to find the required parts and make them lighter than usual.

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) made more space toilets available for its design. In June, the agency began researching toilet models that astronauts could use while working on the moon.

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