June 27, 2020

NASA offers a prize for a better toilet design

Credit: NASA/HeroX

The Gist

NASA has launched a "Lunar Loo" challenge where the organization is offering $35,000 to the best lunar toilet designs.

The List

  • The winning designs are likely to be accommodated in the Artemis mission which is aimed to bring astronauts to the moon by 2024.
  • The toilet has to work in both microgravity and the gravity of the Moon.
  • The winner will receive a $20,000 prize while the second and the third places will receive $10,000 and $5,000 respectively.

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