Astronauts on board the international space station are drinking water recycled from their own urine, sweat and exhaled air.
“The taste is great,” American astronaut Michael Barratt said after taking a sip from his drinking bag, marked with a label that said: “Drink this when real water is over 200 miles away.”
NASA hailed the urine recycling system as “a huge milestone” when unveiling it yesterday.
21st May 2009 from illawarramercury.com.au
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