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Scott Kelly makes record nearly year in space

  • Scott Kelly Return, Astronaut Scott Kelly, Soyuz Landing, International Space Station Live Feed, Soyuz Space Capsule Landing, Nasa Rest Studies
    The entry went smoothly, and after a short free-fall, the craft's parachute opened at 6-and-a-half miles above the Earth, slowing the ...

    NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko returned to Earth on Wednesday after nearly a year on the International Space Station, the longest U.S. space mission on record, intended to pave the way for human travel to Mars.

  • Scott Kelly Return, Astronaut Scott Kelly, Soyuz Landing, International Space Station Live Feed, Soyuz Space Capsule Landing, Nasa Rest Studies
    The 340-day mission saw Kelly break the record for the longest single stay in space by a US astronaut, while Kornienko is now fifth on the ...

    Russian cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko (left) and Sergey Volkov (center) of Roscosmos, and Expedition 46 Commander Scott Kelly of NASA (right), rest in chairs outside of the Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft just minutes after they landed in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan

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