This week's question: NASA has issued a public call to the nation's "community of makers, garage tinkerers, and citizen scientists" to help develop a zero-gravity toilet that can handle "simultaneous urination and defecation." What catchy — and family-friendly — name should NASA give the resulting safe-for-space toilet?

Click here to see the results of last week's contest: Goodbye Segway


THE WINNER: "Zero Gravatory"
Tim Mistele, Coral Gables, Florida

SECOND PLACE: "Emission Controller"
Bill Doughty, Honolulu, Hawaii

THIRD PLACE: "The Millennium Foulcan"
Jeff Gaines, Fort Collins, Colorado


"The Loonar Module"
Otto Murmar, Parkton, Maryland

Donald Spoon, Cross Junction, Virginia

"The Haunch Pad"
Mike Veitenhans, Seattle

"Loo-Seat in the Sky"
Jane Anderson, Danbury, Connecticut

"Apollo 1+2"
Janet Coleman-Belin & Matt Mistele, Palo Alto, California

"The Can Solo"
Bill Levine, Belmont, Massachusetts

"Sky Lav"
Scout Richters, Lincoln, Nebraska

"E.T., the Extraterrestrial Toilet"
Mary Woodruff, Philadelphia

"Loo Skywalker"
Janine Witte, New Hope, Pennsylvania

Robyn Kupferman, Culver City, California

Norm Carrier, Flat Rock, North Carolina

"Beam Me Up, Potty!"
Patty Oberhausen, Fort Wayne, Indiana

"Waste of Space"
Ken Kellam III, Dallas

"Black Hole Bowl"
Ujjal Kohli, Saratoga, California