How To Wash Your Hands In Space Without The Aid Of Gravity…This Is So Freakin Awesome !

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Do you ever wonder about the life in space? No we don’t mean like life on another planet but life of astronauts while they are in space shuttles, on some of their mission to space? When we think of the astronauts in space one thing never fails to cross our minds—zero gravity!

The absence of gravity in the shuttle makes it very difficult for our space heroes to do day to day chores like eating, sleeping, bathing and even going to the toilet! There’s special provision for everything, everything has been well thought out and planned around the zero gravity phenomena!

Watch how ISS Commander Chris Hadfield shows in this footage (a snippet from Hadfield’s Life in Space: Astronaut Chris Hadfield’s Video Guide) how to wash your hands in the space shuttle using a high tech mechanism. It’s mesmerizing to watch droplets of water floating around in dignified grace in microgravity!

With all of that zero gravity up in space, it tends to make tasks that are usually everyday occurrences a bit difficult. This astronaut shows the fine points of manual digital hygiene in micro-gravity.

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