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NASA announces winners of 'Space Poop Challenge'


Daniel UriaFeb. 16 (UPI) -- NASA announced the winners of its "Space Poop Challenge" to develop a solution to help astronauts safely expel physical waste in space. (UPI Odd News) More More

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