Fifty years after men walked on the moon, it’s time to talk about peeing in space

Jenni Avins
Fifty years after men walked on the moon, it’s time to talk about peeing in space

On July 17, Mary Robinette Kowal, the author of said thread, published a story in the New York Times about gender bias in the space program, which apparently generated some commentary about women’s purported inability to urinate in zero-gravity. The first American in space, Alan Shepard, had to just go in his spacesuit.