How to wash your hands... in space

Astronaut Chris Hadfield explains how astronauts wash their hands in the microgravity of space. Formerly the commander of the International Space Station, Hadfield spent nearly six months offworld.

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Gyroscopically stabilized CD player on the International Space Station

In this video, an astronaut demonstrates what happens when he pushes two CD players floating in front of him. One is off and the other is spinning. Read the rest