As we learned in Did astronauts on the moon poop in front of each other the Apollo lunar landers provided no privacy. The Artemis missions will have members of both sexes, so privacy becomes a bit more important.

Do the current known designs for Artemis lunar landers provide some privacy?

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    $\begingroup$ I like this question, but it may be a while before enough is known about the designs to answer it. $\endgroup$ Aug 16, 2019 at 20:45
  • $\begingroup$ I don’t believe our requirement list is public, though just as with the CCP 1130 requirements you can expect that they will be eventually. Any answers posted here are going to be based on speculation, as those working on lander requirements won’t be posting them here. $\endgroup$
    – JPattarini
    Aug 20, 2019 at 3:22

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Lots of lander designs, especially the NASA reference models, are at least somewhat based on the MMSEV / Habitable Airlock design for the crewed section. This has curtains separating crew bunks from the rest of the interior.

This is a shot from the inside of an MMSEV mockup, looking rearward towards the suit hatches. To the left and right are bunk areas.

MMSEV Mockup Interior

Pic reference: I took this picture last year

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    $\begingroup$ Given the context of the question, you should probably mention that MMSEV includes a toilet. Reference links would also be appreciated. $\endgroup$ Aug 19, 2019 at 14:43

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