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Astronaut Scott Kelly to retire in April

Mar 12, 2016 - 11:37 PM

Kelly hopes the legacy of his near one year mission would be to help pave the way toward a deep space mission to Mars someday

RETIRING. International Space Station (ISS) crew member Scott Kelly of the U.S. shows a victory sign after landing near the town of Dzhezkazgan (Zhezkazgan), Kazakhstan, March 2, 2016. File photo by Kirill Kudryavtsev/EPA

Sore – but no taller – astronaut Scott Kelly adjusts to Earth

Mar 05, 2016 - 10:41 AM

One of the effects of spending such a long time in the absence of gravity was that Kelly s spine expanded temporarily making him grow 1 5 inches only to shrink as he returned to Earth

ADJUSTMENTS. International Space Station (ISS) crew member Scott Kelly of the U.S. reacts after landing near the town of Dzhezkazgan (Zhezkazgan), Kazakhstan, March 2, 2016. File photo by Kirill Kudryavtsev/EPA

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Mar 02, 2016 - 6:27 PM

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International Space Station's 'one year crew' returns to Earth

Mar 02, 2016 - 8:14 AM

3rd UPDATE US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko return to Earth after spending almost a year in space

The 6 Expedition 46 crew members gather one last time before saying farewell and closing the hatches between the Soyuz spacecraft and the International Space Station. From left are, Yuri Malenchenko, Tim Kopra, Mikhail Kornienko, Sergey Volkov, Scott Kelly and Tim Peake. Credit: NASA TV

Super Bowl viewing party... in space

Feb 08, 2016 - 9:22 AM

Hosted Super Bowl party on the International Space Station but no one showed up I would have served nachos

SUPER BOWL IN SPACE. A photo taken by NASA astronaut Scott Kelly showing a broadcast of the Super Bowl 50 aboard the International Space Station, February 7, 2016. Scott Kelly/NASA

Space bloom: Astronauts grow flower at space station

Jan 19, 2016 - 3:58 PM

Astronaut Scott Kelly tweets: Yes there are other life forms in space

OUT OF THIS WORLD. The first-ever flower to bloom in space, a zinnia, pictured here by astronaut Scott Kelly aboard the International Space Station (ISS), January 18, 2017. Photo courtesy NASA/Scott Kelly

Astronauts to take first bite of space-grown lettuce

Aug 10, 2015 - 11:20 PM

Astronauts living at the International Space Station are about to take their first bites of space grown lettuce in what scientists described as another step toward enabling human missions to Mars

SPACE VEGGIES. Astronauts on the International Space Station are ready to sample their harvest of a crop of "Outredgeous" red romaine lettuce from the Veggie plant growth system that tests hardware for growing vegetables and other plants in space. Photo by NASA

Politics no problem, say US and Russian spacefarers

Dec 19, 2014 - 10:10 AM

Mikhail Kornienko: There are no borders in space between us

TEAMING UP. A composite image showing US astronaut Scott Kelly (L), dated 16 March 2011, and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko (R), dated 25 September 2010. Photos by Sergei Remezov, Maxim Shipenkov/EPA