In one corner of the exhibit, a crowd gathered around the volunteer standing next to the space toilet and explaining how astronauts go to the bathroom in zero gravity.
A few steps away, an older volunteer stood next to a space suit holding up pieces of astronaut gear. Every time a new group walked over to him, he started into his speech: “Here is the one thing astronauts put on first” as he holds up a diaper.
Kids wrinkled up their noses and giggled with embarrassment.
The museum guides at the National Air & Space Museum sure know how to attract a crowd. Of course, once they have your attention, they explain more than bathroom mechanics in outer space.
My youngest daughter, as she puts it, “Loves space. I loves everything about space.”
So, for her sixth birthday, we made the trip to the museum to celebrate.
We wandered through exhibits about planets, peered through…
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