“Pee Power” For Mars Missions: Urine Technology To Be Sent to Red Planet

December 29, 2014 2:28 AM

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No doubt, there won’t be plenty of volunteers to drink their own urine, but a scientist from the Ohio University thinks that her “pee power” technology will persuade the astronauts of future Mars missions to drink their own waste.

Professor Gerardine Botte has proposed urine technology – that is to say an urine converter named “GreenBox”- for future Mars missions. GreenBox is one of the finalists in a Mars One competition that aims to send new technologies to the red planet.

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