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Meet the Twins Unlocking the Secrets of Space

2015 The Year Ahead Scott Kelly Time Magazine Cover. The Kelly brothers- one in orbit and one on Earth- will help us learn how humans change when they leave the planet.

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Magnificent Earth | International Space Station | Scott: "Day 282. Soyuz silhouette and sunset colors of our magnificent Earth. Goodnight from Space Station!" Credit: NASA/JSC, U.S. Astronaut Scott Kelly Release Date: January 3, 2016

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The view from astronaut Scott Kelly's new home 200 miles above Earth

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The picture was taken by Astronaut Scott Kelly on August 9, 2015, the 135th day of his one-year mission in space on the International Space Station. The Milky Way stretches the curve of Earth in the scene that also records a faint red, extended airglow. The galaxy's central bulge appears with starfields cut by dark rifts of obscuring interstellar dust. Since November 2000, people have been living continuously on the International Space Station.

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51 Favourite Photos from Astronaut Scott Kelly's First Six Months in Space

July 17, 2015: Gorgeous Earth tones of sediment-laden rivers rimmed with bright reflective evaporate deposits. Image credit: NASA/Scott Kelly

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Astronaut Scott Kelly peers out of the ISS cupola. Last night he returned to Earth after 340 days in space. [1024x683]

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51 Favourite Photos from Astronaut Scott Kelly's First Six Months in Space

July 6, 2015: As brine evaporates, it leaves behind distinctive rings of evaporite minerals like halite, borax, gypsum, and sylvite. Image credit: NASA/Scott Kelly

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Astronaut Scott Kelly shows off first zinnia flowers grown in space

Astronaut Scott Kelly shows off first zinnia flowers grown in space | The Verge