Turning Human Waste into Plastic, Nutrients Could Aid Long-Distance Space Travel (image) American Chemical Society Share Print E-Mail Caption Astronauts could someday benefit from recycling human waste on long space trips (photo illustration). Credit American Chemical Society Usage Restrictions Please credit the American Chemical Society when using this image. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.