SpaceX’s Civilian Crew Will Have 360-Degree View From Spaceship Toilet

SpaceX’s first civilian crew is poised to enjoy what may be the best bathroom views in human history.

It’s not clear how the toilet facilities work on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spaceship — the design is shrouded in proprietary secrecy. But we do know that the toilet is on the ceiling. That area of the spaceship will also feature a glass dome, called a cupola, that SpaceX is installing at the nose of the capsule.

So while passengers are using the toilet, they’ll be able to gaze out the windows, according to Jared Isaacman, a billionaire entrepreneur and jet pilot who purchased four seats on SpaceX’s spaceship for a civilian mission to space. The trip will be the first orbital spaceflight ever with no professional astronauts on board. It will also feature the first space toilet with a 360-degree view.

“It’s not a ton of privacy. But you do have this kind of privacy curtain that cuts across the top…

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