Astronaut Scott Kelly on what it's like to return to Earth after a year in space


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#2

Scott Kelly missed a few things while he was circling the planet.


#3

I just kept thinking of Gibson and Sterling’s short story Red Star, Winter Orbit and Heinlein’s The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, in which characters have to stay where they are (space station and the moon, respectively) because of the long term changes to their bodies caused by those environments.


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It’s like, heavy, man.


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“Man, I was like, so high!”


#6

Well done.


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For you, only the best will do - it is my honor and my pleasure! :grin:


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He looks quite a lot like John Locke, doesn’t he?


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I’m disappointed that belts are apparently still required in zero g.


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