Gallery: SPACE POO: Martian Astronaunts to Use Human Waste as Radiation...


In 2018, a man and a woman will travel to Mars in 501 days as part of the “Inspiration Mars” mission. The greatest threat the duo will face is not aliens – it’s radiation from cosmic rays. However the control team and spacecraft engineers have a solution – they plan to use human waste to line the spacecraft’s walls, creating a protective shield.

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  1. Vise July 13, 2014 at 8:24 pm

    Nothing like traveling at thousands of miles-per-second surrounded by your own poop.

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