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Old 27-03-2015, 09:04 PM   #1
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Default Twins In Space!!



Our favorite identical-twin space-sibs, Mark and Scott Kelly, are in the news today (27/Fri) - but let them tell it:

http://www.nbcnews.com/science/space...-space-n331631

And, to boot, NASA's Project Gemini marks its 50 anniversary this year:

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/2015...as-unsung-hero


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Old 28-03-2015, 03:01 PM   #2
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I'm a twin, I think my brother would have a party if I went into space for a year!
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Old 28-03-2015, 03:09 PM   #3
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For heaven's sake, I never knew that!

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Keep Calm & Orbit On, Scottie...

http://www.nbcnews.com/tech/innovati...nspace-n428506

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Can it possibly have been a year, already? Yep - it has! Our own Scott Kelly is coming home today - after spending a whole year in Earth orbit, aboard the International Space Station!

Congratulations! And a safe journey home, sir...



Link for NASA TV channel (note: times given are Central Standard (Mission Control, Houston TX); adjust accordingly, for your area)...

http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/
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Old 03-03-2016, 04:06 PM   #6
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Default Home, At Last: A Brother's Pride...



http://www.nbcnews.com/tech/innovati...-scott-n530957


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Can it possibly have been a year, already? Yep - it has! Our own Scott Kelly is coming home today - after spending a whole year in Earth orbit, aboard the International Space Station!

Congratulations! And a safe journey home, sir...



Link for NASA TV channel (note: times given are Central Standard (Mission Control, Houston TX); adjust accordingly, for your area)...

http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/
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Old 03-03-2016, 04:37 PM   #7
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I'm a twin, I think my brother would have a party if I went into space for a year!

Hey,think of this: if he went, you could still pretend to be him because you look alike.
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Old 08-03-2016, 12:52 AM   #8
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"a whole year in Earth orbit"

Well to be strictly accurate 11 months!

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