so i was reading up on some current events and found this little clip from Reuters which i thought everyone might enjoy…
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – As NASA prepares to double the number of astronauts living aboard the International Space Station, nothing may do more for crew bonding than a machine being launched aboard the space shuttle Endeavour on Friday.
It’s a water-recycling device that will process the crew’s urine for communal consumption.
Yes folks that’s right astronauts will drink their own urine oh and the best part is a quote from the systems team leader
“I’ve got some in my fridge,”
Here is the link to the entire article if you don’t believe me…Purified urine to be astronauts’ drinking water