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Astronauts on the space station see vibrant deserts, roiling storms, and volcanic eruptions. These are the best photos ever taken from the ISS.

Astronauts have lived on the International Space Station continuously for 20 years – the first expedition arrived on November 2, 2000. Astronauts have taken millions of pictures of their breathtaking views throughout those two decades, capturing from sprawling city lights to volcanic eruptions. Here are the 27 best photos ever […]
Astronauts on the space station see vibrant deserts, roiling storms, and volcanic eruptions. These are the best photos ever taken from the ISS.
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What happens to an astronaut’s body in space

Space is a dangerous and unfriendly place not suited for human life, yet astronauts are sent up to the International Space Station every year. From exposure to high levels of radiation to surviving in micro-gravity conditions, space can be a tough place to live. Without gravity working on your body, […]
What happens to an astronaut’s body in space
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NASA’s 4-year twin experiment gets us closer to Mars than ever before

Twin astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly participated in a groundbreaking NASA study to uncover the long-term effects of space on the human body. Over nearly a year, the twins took the same medical tests – one while aboard the International Space Station and the other while back on Earth. The […]
NASA’s 4-year twin experiment gets us closer to Mars than ever before
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Living in outer space can cause these 9 weird changes to your body

NASA and companies like SpaceX and Boeing are looking to the moon and Mars as exciting targets for astronaut exploration, if not permanent colonization. However, we’re only just beginning to understand what long-term life in space can do to human bodies. Much of what scientists are learning comes from NASA’s […]
Living in outer space can cause these 9 weird changes to your body
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NASA astronaut Scott Kelly on his poor grades in school, his biggest fear when he’s away from Earth, and how SpaceX fits into the future of interplanetary travel

Retired NASA astronaut Scott Kelly had four missions in space, including a 340-day trip aboard the International Space Station in 2015-2016. On our “Success” podcast, he describes himself as a distracted kid who figured out his life later than his identical twin brother Mark, who also became an astronaut. He […]
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly on his poor grades in school, his biggest fear when he’s away from Earth, and how SpaceX fits into the future of interplanetary travel