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Astronauts Make Huge Sacrifices for Year-long Mission

Astronaut Scott Kelly Takes a Space Selfie from the International Space Station. (Scott Kelly/NASA) Astronauts Make Huge Sacrifices during Year-Long Mission Imagine being trapped in one place for an entire year. You’re not allowed to leave. The lighting never changes. The smells and sounds are the same. You can’t even step outside for a breath of fresh air. This is your home. This is your life. For an entire year. That’s pretty much what American astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko have been experiencing for the past six months on the International Space Station. Twice as Long in Space As...