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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

How the Astronauts Wash Their Hands in Space Station?

Life in space is very different than on earth. Each object will float because there is no gravity or gravity, as well as on the water. Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield, has a way of washing hands when living on the space station for weeks.
Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield, has a way of washing hands in the space. (Picture from: http://www.geek.com/)
On Tuesday (February 5, 2012), the Canadian Space Agency issued a video that demonstrates the action of Chris Hadfield wash hands in space without gravity. Hadfield using a special hand-washing liquid made ​​from a mixture of hot and cold water and soap. The liquid was placed in a special bag with a straw sticking out on one side.

When washing hands, Hadfield spend a little liquid from the bag through a straw. Fluids were immediately floated clump was immediately arrested by the palm of the left hand. He then placed the palm of his right hand in left palm and flanking blobs hand washing liquid in the middle.

At that moment, rubbing his palms Hadfield, washed with liquid hand wash both hands equally, precisely hand-washing movements while on earth. This stage must be done quickly before the liquid floated to the ceiling space station.
Both hands and then wipe with a towel and then hung from the ceiling. Moisture from the drying towels are recovered at the space station. Later water vapor is treated and reused to wash their hands of astronauts. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | DAILYMAIL | MAHARDIKA SATRIA HADI | KORAN TEMPO 4136]
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