When you gotta go, you gotta go, even on the Moon…

Space is harsh and uncomfortable. That’s true for all human bodily functions. But maybe you’ve spent some time thinking about this problem and you have an idea for the perfect space toilet? It could win you $20,000 if it meets the following specifications:

General requirements

  • Easy to use
  • Odor control
  • Usable for at least 14 days
  • Usable for urine, feces, vomit, diarrhea, menses
  • Usable by female and male users between 58 to 77 inches tall and 107 to 290 lbs
  • Also usable by sick crew members, e.g., able to capture vomit without requiring the crew member to put his/her head in the toilet

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