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Where does the International Space Station dispose of human waste?

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2007-09-04 04:04:46

Solid human waste is compressed, stored and loaded onto the next

shuttle or Progress supply craft. The Progress and its contents

burn up during re-entry to the Earth's atmosphere. Shuttles return

the waste to Earth. Urine is processed to become usable as water

for drinking and washing.


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