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"A few things about living in space"

by Angeline Booher / March 14, 2008 8:27 AM PDT
Over the years, living in space has forced astronauts to make a few concessions to things you would not give a second thought about when staying at a Holiday Inn.

Here are a fews things you may not have known about living in space:

IPods:
Silverware
Padlocks
Laundry
Garbage
Money


http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/story?id=4450259&page=1

Each item os explained in athe article.

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Some more space trivia...
by Willy / March 14, 2008 11:29 AM PDT

Well, you know about the diapers, right.

Anyways, another interesting note I'll pass along, just about all the gloves used by US astronauts are "hand made and sewn together" by a deciated league of sewing ladies back at Houston Johnson Space Center.

Burritos have been eaten in space.

The USSR way back when tend to jettison their garage.

Friendship 7(?), Mercury space capsule was the only non-recovered earth returned space item from manned space flights. AND! the explosive bolt that caused its sinking was found that the trigger still in its place, so the astronaut has a clean record(not me). The capsule is now recovered.

My name is on a CD placed on the Mars 2001 Lander mission. :o

I love this stuff -----Willy Happy

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(NT) That's the Liberty Bell Mercury capsule
by Willy / March 14, 2008 11:32 AM PDT
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