SpaceX Needs to Tame Toilet Trouble Before Weekend Launch

The company and NASA want to make sure the toilet leaks won’t compromise the capsule.

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FILE - In this Saturday, April 24, 2021, file photo made available by NASA, the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule approaches the International Space Station for docking. SpaceX is scrambling to resolve toilet spills in its capsules before it launches another crew for NASA. Liftoff is currently set for early Sunday, Oct. 31, from Florida's Kennedy Space Center. (NASA via AP, File)
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX is taming some toilet troubles in its capsules before it launches four more astronauts. The company and NASA want to make sure the toilet leaks won’t compromise the capsule launching early Sunday from Kennedy Space Center or another one that’s been parked at the International Space Station since April. During SpaceX’s first private flight last month, a tube came unglued, spilling urine onto fans and beneath the floor, said…

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