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7 Things That Happen When You Go To Space

7 Things That Happen When You Go To Space

Told Through Astronaut Scott Kelly’s Tweets

Astronaut Scott Kelly is currently spending a year in space. Most expeditions to the space station last four to six months. By doubling the length of this mission, researchers hope to better understand how the human body reacts and adapts to long-duration spaceflight. During this one-year mission, Kelly is also participating in the Twins Study. While Kelly is in space, his identical twin brother, retired NASA Astronaut Mark Kelly, will participate in a number of comparative genetic studies.

Here are a few things that happen when astronauts go to the space station:

1. Your personal hygiene takes on a different form:

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2. Sleeping arrangements might take some getting used to:

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3. Internet services will remind you of the 90s:

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4. You never have to do laundry:

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5. You get to become immersed in a range of different cultures:

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6. All of your water is recycled…yes…that means urine too:

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7. You get to see the Earth like never before:

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