Robot Arms and Space Toilets

Shuttle astronaut Mike Mullane recounts stories of space sexism, toilets, and M'n'Ms.....
10 January 2020

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Shuttle astronaut Mike Mullane recounts stories of space sexism, toilets and M and Ms in the first Space Boffins podcast of 2020. We also meet the engineer developing the controls for a new robotic arm for the space station - or ‘Man Machine Interface’ - and Richard and Sue are joined by science writer Colin Stuart to look ahead to the next year in space. Warning: this podcast features some disturbing audio of a space toilet malfunction...

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