Radiation in space is dangerous. But science has the solution to protect astronauts. A poop shield. Anthony breaks down how this gross, yet effective device would work.
“Dennis Tito’s 2018 Human Mars Flyby Mission Explained (Infographic)”
“Practical schemes for sending humans to Mars have been on the drawing boards for more than 60 years.”
“Mars trip to use astronaut poo as radiation shield”
“The man and woman aboard the Inspiration Mars mission set to fly-by the Red Planet in 2018 will face cramped conditions, muscle atrophy and potential boredom.”
“NASA’s Pee Recycling Bag Turns Urine Into a Sports Drink”
“News from the septic tank appears to be all the rage as of late, and it seems as though NASA is also on board.”
“A 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, the Inspiration Mars Foundation believes in the exploration of space as a catalyst for growth, national prosperity, knowledge and global leadership.”
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