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Scott and Mark Kelly Are Twins In Two Different Worlds

by | 5th, October 2014

 In this May 28, 2008 file photo, space shuttle Discovery commander Mark Kelly, right, gestures as he walks with his twin brother, astronaut Scott Kelly, left, and mission specialist Ron Garan, after arrival at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla.

TWIN astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly are ready to be in a  novel twin study :

In March, Scott a former  International Space Station ­ commander and veteran of the space program departs on a one-year mission to the ISS, alongside Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko. Meanwhile, Mark, who is now retired from NASA, will stay on the ground, at home in Arizona. A group of researchers will track Scott in space, and his genetic doppelgänger on Earth, to get a fuller picture of the myriad effects of long-term space travel crucial information if we hope to send astronauts to

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