Garbage ejected from the space station in the garbage disposal test

There has been a lot of talk about the International Space Station (ISS) lately.

Approximately 172 pounds (78 kilograms) of trash was ejected in a special trash bag from the station’s commercial Bishop airlock on July 2, Nanoracks, the company that built and operated the airlock, announced (opens in new tab) in a press release on Wednesday (July 6).