On Earth, gravity causes body waste to be pulled down into the potty. In space, what happens to the body waste of astronauts?
This is a great question and it was a problem on which NASA spent much time and money to solve. You will hear the answer from the astronaut in the following video. Make note that in the collection of urine, different provisions are needed for men and women.
Collecting body waste is only part of the problem. Once it is collected what do the astronauts do with it?