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Hot on YouTube: Astronaut Karen Nyberg ‘How I Wash My Hair in Space’

Inside the ISS (International Space Station) chronicles the lives of the men and women living aboard the $100 billion dollar complex.

Expedition 36 astronaut Karen Nyberg gives us a lesson in washing your hair in zero gravity. Basically, you squirt some water and no-rinse shampoo into your hair and brush it out – no need to get naked. Once the water is out, it works it’s way through the air conditioning system and eventually becomes drinking water.

The video has gotten over a million views in the last week, but isn’t the first non-Earthly video to go viral. Back in May, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield performed David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” aboard the station.


Follow the International Space Station's (ISS) construction and development history from this infographic provided by Space.com.
Source Space.com: All about our solar system, outer space and exploration

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