NASA offers 30K reward for poop solution

This is an undated image of a spacecraft. (KGO-TV)

Nasa is pledging $30,000 to anyone who can help find a solution to a real problem related to space travel.

Astronaut Richard Mastracchio explains the Space Poop Challenge in a Vimeo video.

Participants have until Dec. 20 to offer their ideas on how to deal with common bodily functions that pose problems for astronauts.

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