One Small Sip for Man . . .

On Wednesday, astronauts aboard the international space station got their first taste of drinking water recycled from their own urine.

As they toasted one another with their drinking bags, American astronaut Michael Barratt marveled, "The taste is great." When Russian astronaut Gennady Padalka gulped a drop of the water that floated in front of him, Barratt added that the water formerly known as pee was "worth chasing."



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