They may not be home for Christmas, but the men and women orbiting hundreds of miles apart from the rest of humanity aren’t letting that dampen their holiday spirit.
Astronaut Scott Kelly’s return to Earth on March 2, 2016, marked NASA’s completion of its One-Year Mission. The study monitored Earth-bound and retired astronaut, Mark Kelly, as his identical twin brother, Scott, resided 249 miles above the ground in the International Space Station. Along with Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko, they orbited Earth for 340 days, 7 hours, and 44 minutes.
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On March 1st, astronaut Scott Kelly returned to Earth after 340 days aboard the International Space Station (ISS). But why was he even up there for so long in the […]