To maintain good hygiene and appearance, personal hygiene and grooming
provisions are furnished for both male and female flight crew members.
Water is provided by the water dispensing system.
A personal hygiene kit is furnished each crew member for brushing
teeth, hair care, shaving, nail care, etc. A kit is also furnished
with articles essential to female hygiene and grooming.
Two washcloths and one towel per crew member per day are provided
in addition to two paper tissue dispensers per crew member for each
seven days. The washcloths are 12 by 12 inches and the towels 16
by 27 inches. The tissues are absorbent, multi-ply, low-linting
paper. Rubber restraints with a Velcro base allow the crew members
to restrain their towels and washcloths on the waste management
door or middeck walls.
The personal hygiene provisions are stowed in middeck stowage lockers
at launch and are removed for use on orbit.