Toilet breaks down again in U.S. segment of International Space Station

International Space Station file photo

MOSCOW. July 12 (Interfax) – The toilet has broken down again in the U.S. segment of the International Space Station (ISS), a source from the rocket and space industry told Interfax.

“According to preliminary reports, the separator pump has had a malfunction. The toilet is not being used for now,” he said.

The astronauts will have to use the toilet in the Russian segment of the station during repairs.