August 12, 2022


Controlled News is Real News

Chinese Astronaut Gets Haircut in Space

2 min read

China’s astronaut Wang Yaping recently got a haircut at the country’s orbiting space station with the help of two fellow astronauts. Video shows Wang washing her hair and later getting her hair trimmed by two other astronauts, Zhai Zhigang and Ye Guangfu.
» Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox:
» Subscribe to NowThis:

They are members of the Shenzhou-13 crew and are currently working on a 6-month space mission.

Getting a haircut in space is not as easy as on Earth. Wang had to keep her body steady and not float away due to the weightless environment. The water used and stray hairs had to be collected and cleaned as soon as possible because they could cause damage to instruments in the space station. Astronauts have to use a special haircut machine—a vacuum cleaner-like device to trim and collect hairs for their safety.

For more world news, subscribe to NowThis News.

#Space #Haircut #China #Politics #News #NowThis

Connect with NowThis
» Like us on Facebook:
» Tweet us on Twitter:
» Follow us on Instagram:
» Find us on Snapchat Discover:

NowThis is your premier news outlet providing you with all the videos you need to stay up to date on all the latest in trending news. From entertainment to politics, to viral videos and breaking news stories, we’re delivering all you need to know straight to your social feeds. We live where you live.

More from: NowThis News

Controlled News © 2005 Area.Control.Network™ All rights reserved.
All Rights Reserved © ACN 2020

ACN Privacy Policies
Area Control Network (ACN)
Area Control Network
Area Control Network Center