• Question: how do you brush your teeth in space?

    Asked by curlygirl to Anne, Beth, COLFlight, Jon, Tom on 14 Oct 2015.
    • Photo: Beth Healey

      Beth Healey answered on 14 Oct 2015:

      Hi curlygirl!!

      With difficulty! Check out this clip of Chris Hadfield brushing his teeth on the ISS!! 🙂

    • Photo: Columbus Flight Directors

      Columbus Flight Directors answered on 16 Oct 2015:

      It’s not so different to how we do it here on earth, – but you either have to swallow the water or spit it out into a washcloth.