A new spacesuit might change fashion. The out-of-this-world suit has its own built-in toilet. It was designed by NASA engineers to help astronauts go to the toilet in emergency situations. It is called the Orion Crew Survival Systems Suit (OCSSS). It is for NASA's new spacecraft, Orion, which will travel farther away than previous space missions have. The spacecraft is not advanced enough to reach Mars. It will travel around the moon and back.
The spacesuits will let astronauts survive for six days in emergencies. The suit has a new waste disposal system so astronauts can do their business without taking it off. Astronauts can also eat in the suit. An astronaut explained how important the suit will be. He said: "People need to go the bathroom, even in a spacecraft. How is this waste treated such that it does not harm the astronaut?" The technology could be used in hospitals in the future.