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2014-04-12 06:53:26

[Watch The Video: NASA To Study Twins On Earth And In Space ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The world’s only twin astronauts will take center stage in an upcoming NASA experiment that will analyze whether or not identical siblings remain the same biologically if one travels to outer space while the other remains on Earth. According to the US space agency, astronaut Scott Kelly will be participating in a one-year mission to the International Space Station...

Twin Astronauts Test Genetics Microgravity
2013-08-07 12:38:13

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In March 2015, astronaut Scott Kelly will be launched into space to spend one year at the International Space Station (ISS), NASA's first year-long mission there. While he's there, doctors and scientists on Earth will be examining him and  his twin brother to study the effects of a long space mission. By the end of the mission Scott will have logged 540 days in space. Mark Kelly, Scott's brother, also has quite a bit of experience...

Endeavour To Make Final Flight Over California Landmarks
2012-09-21 07:55:46

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Thursday, NASA´s space shuttle Endeavour made its way from Houston, Texas to California. Along the route it passed over several key landmarks and cities, including Tucson, Arizona, saluting Endeavour STS-134 astronaut Mark Kelly and his wife, former Rep. Gabby Giffords, before making its way to NASA´s Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base in California. Now, Endeavour and its carrier SCA are...

2011-07-28 08:35:00

ARLINGTON, Va., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Astronaut Mark Kelly will be accepting a limited number of speeches and personal appearances following his retirement from NASA and the US Navy. Kelly has signed a representation agreement with Keppler Speakers. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110728/PH42487) A veteran of the Gulf War and four space shuttle missions, Commander Kelly made history serving as commander of Space Shuttle Endeavour's final flight into space. He...

2011-07-02 05:45:00

NASA astronaut Captain Mark Kelly squashed rumors that he was considering running for public office Friday - at least for the time being, according to various media reports. According to Jennifer Bendery of the Huffington Post, Kelly, speaking during a lunchtime National Press Club event in Washington, first joked that he would "go into more detail" about his supposed political ambitions "next week when I visit Iowa and New Hampshire," before adding that "it must be a really, really slow...

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