Clipping Your Fingernails in Space


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While few people are lucky enough to face the issue of how best to clip their nails in zero gravity, this video of Commander Chris Hadfield demonstrating his technique is a great reminder for everyone that containing and disposing of nail clippings is the way to go. 


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I was thinking plastic bag, too, Daniel!

You know, if I was inside a tin can orbiting Earth at 17,239.2 mph, I'd be biting my nails constantly so there'd be no need to clip 'em!
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I'd have thought that he would have put his hand and the clippers into a plastic bag, then cut the nails inside there.
I was amused by the idea that they will "vacuum" the air intake duct later . . . in space. Do they just hook up a hose to an outlet port, or will that create dangerous space debris?
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