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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.


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.


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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What's it Like to Spend a #YearInSpace?

n-a-s-a:The Earth view from the cupola onboard the International Space Station. NASA astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted this image with a comment on May 14, 2015: “My first look out the window today.


NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, who is wrapping up an unprecedented 340-day mission aboard the International Space Station.


NASA astronaut Scott Kelly during the 34th NASA spacewalk, on 21 December 2015, to free a stuck transporter on the outside of the International Space Station.

Moonlight over Italy. #BuonaNotte Good night from @ISS! #YearInSpace. --Astronaut Scott Kelly from the International Space Station