A broken toilet means the SpaceX crew got stuck using diapers

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) – Astronauts leaving the International Space Station as early as this weekend will be stuck using diapers on their way home due to a broken toilet of their capsule. NASA astronaut Megan McArthur described the situation on Friday as “suboptimal” but manageable. “Space flights are full of many small challenges,” she … Read more

Astronauts make ‘best space tacos’ with a key ingredient they’ve just learned to grow

Call it one delicious leap for humanity. Astronauts first figured out how to grow chili peppers in space, NASA announced. The crew at the International Space Station celebrated the successful cultivation of green Hatch chili – a type of pepper found in the Hatch Valley in New Mexico – in microgravity by preparing a series … Read more

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