Astronaut Karen Nyberg Demonstrates How She Washes Her Hair in Space

Posted on July 10, 2013

Have you ever wondered how astronauts wash their hair while they are in outer space? NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg, a member of Expedition 36, made this awesome video while aboard the International Space Station. Karen demonstrates how she washes her hair in zero gravity. It involves warm water in a bag, rinseless shampoo, a comb, and a mirror which is velcroed to the space station wall. Rinseless shampoo is also used in hospitals for patients who cannot shower. It's an awesome video. Take a look: