Haven’t heard about the Space Poop Challenge, yet? Let’s bring you up to speed.
Back in November of 2016, a humble little NASA crowdsourcing project about equipping spacesuits with better built-in bathroom technology went viral. The media pickups began rolling in, thousands of people started sharing posts about it on social media, and eventually, Trevor Noah at the Daily Show gang got ahold of it and made a very lengthy skit parodying the contest. And no, we did not use any judges from either Project Runway or Shark Tank, for the record.
Perhaps the most flattering result of Space Poop’s virality, however, was learning that Dr. Chelsea Magin, an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado Denver was re-creating the Space Poop Challenge as part of her curriculum.
Read the whole story from Huffington Post here.