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Rushing to the loo?

Bob_Milton
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Rushing to the loo?

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/7425180.stm
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International Space Station astronauts are eagerly awaiting the arrival of shuttle Discovery - it is bringing a new pump to mend their broken toilet.

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Nasa said one of its employees was rushing from Russia to Florida with the spare parts for the Russian-built toilet ahead of the shuttle launch.
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Re: Rushing to the loo?

No hedges up there to nip behind when nature calls Embarrassed
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Re: Rushing to the loo?

While waiting for the Shuttle to arrive, can they make any changes need to the height or velocity of the ISS just by getting one of the crew to 'pass a motion' surely the exit velocity is high enough if they have been 'holding on' for a few days already.  Wink
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Re: Rushing to the loo?

Correction to the title of this thread please......
Russian to the loo !  Grin  Grin  Grin
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Re: Rushing to the loo?

Oh dear, oh dear. Sad
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its all down the pan now I guess.
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Re: Rushing to the loo?

D'you think they're really trying to fix the thing, or are they just going through the motions?  Grin
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Re: Rushing to the loo?

When it's going over, ----- don't look up!
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D'you think they're really trying to fix the thing, or are they just going through the motions?  Grin


You can be sure they are trying to fix it..... they need the headlines
" NASA flushed with success with outer space plumbing repairs
when they return to earth, to get more funding for the next time they want to bog off go to the moon.  Cheesy  Grin  Grin  Grin
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Re: Rushing to the loo?

Tying this thread into this,
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Can you watch this (full screen)?
http://www.brightcove.tv/....jsp?title=1438490562%20+
I hope they arnt watching it
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Re: Rushing to the loo?

the spares are loaded on to the shuttle.
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/05/30/iss_toilet_spares/
Apparently "The crew ... are all already to go ..." !  Lips are sealed
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Re: Rushing to the loo?

No doubt if it all goes well, they'll be flushed with success.
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Re: Rushing to the loo?

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D'you think they're really trying to fix the thing, or are they just going through the motions?  Grin


You can be sure they are trying to fix it..... they need the headlines
" NASA flushed with success with outer space plumbing repairs


@ Petlew.....Please pay attention ! ! !  Roll eyes  Roll eyes
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Re: Rushing to the loo?

well shutter, great minds think alike! Smiley Wink
I just hope they get a result and everything is moving!
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Re: Rushing to the loo?

Have they take up a case of Senakots then Lips are sealed