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The US's $19m space superloo is once again accepting customer input following a successful repair yesterday by the International Space Station's Expedition 20 commander Gennady Padalka and flight engineer Frank De Winne. The Destiny laboratory dunny, aka the "Waste and Hygiene Compartment", clapped out on Sunday, obliging the 13 …

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Big Bang Theory

Should've got the guys from 'Big Bang Theory' to fix it.

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Headmaster

Ab Fab Space Control Lab ........ Rogue Module

In a zero gravity environment is every walk a dreamy float ?

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Paris Hilton

One wonders

If the judicious application of a 15lb lump hammer fixed the problem and also whether the said astroplumber displayed the required inchage of plumbers crack.

Paris cos she needs to go into space for her next 'leaked' video.

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Pint

I bet...

...they were relieved...

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Coat

No wonder the Commander fixed it himself.....

Can you imagine the call-out fee the plumbers would charge for that one!

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Alien

All Cisterns Are Go!

Sorry,

won't even wait for coat

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A Proud Canadian Achievement

Robert Thirsk got down and dirty to get the job done. Canadarm, and now Astro-plumber

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Terminator

@ AC

/Sucks air through teeth

ooooo i dunno mate could take us a while to get there, then you've got travel expenses...............

T-800 because the machines are controlling our bowl movements now!

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Unhappy

Step outside

I suppose they could have just stepped outside to "drain the dragon".

Dave

P.S. Mine's the one with the waterproof pockets.

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Anonymous Coward

Alternate headline?

ISS toilet stops taking the mickey and starts taking the piss again.

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ouch

"Low earth orbit ? On a Sunday ? It's not the parts, guv, its the callout charge... it's gonna cost ya"

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Hou$e Call$

I wonder what this house call cost, and was it billed at a flat rate or time + materials?

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