Astronaut John Glenn was in a state of weightlessness traveling at 17,500 mph as this picture was taken. And, still, NASA had yet to figure out a good way for he and other astronauts to poop in their suits.
Astronaut John Glenn was in a state of weightlessness traveling at 17,500 mph as this picture was taken. And, still, NASA had yet to figure out a good way for he and other astronauts to poop in their suits. NASA/ Kennedy Space Center NASA
Astronaut John Glenn was in a state of weightlessness traveling at 17,500 mph as this picture was taken. And, still, NASA had yet to figure out a good way for he and other astronauts to poop in their suits. NASA/ Kennedy Space Center NASA

Going boldly beyond the diaper: NASA explores solutions to poop problem

February 16, 2017 8:32 AM