Astronaut Chris Hadfield’s Coolest Space Lessons

Tortillas are used used instead of bread so crumbs are minimalized.

 

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The only way to get rid of toothpaste is to swallow it. Gross.

 

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This is what wringing water out of a towel looks like.

 

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Nails must be clipped over an air duct so they don’t float away.

 

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Astronauts have special barf bags that go over their heads so no barf floats away.

 

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Astronauts have specially made shaving cream that stops loose hairs from floating away.

 

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And speaking of hair, when getting a hair cut in space, the clippers are attached to a vacuum that sucks in loose hairs.

 

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This is chocolate pudding cake. Most deserts come in pudding form. Yum!

 

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This disgusting green block is spinach. Vegetables come dehydrated and must be put in a special machine to rehydrate them.

 

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If you cry in space, the tears stay with you, reminding you even more about your sadness.

 

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Mixed nuts look weird in zero gravity.

 

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Astronauts use a pouch of pre-made soapy water to wash their hands.

 

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When you sleep in space, you sleep in a tethered sleeping bag in a small compartment. This prevents you from floating away and bumping into important things.

 

– Mark (twitter)