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Astronaut Scott Kelly's Latest Mission: A Book

After a year in space, Kelly says, writing a book was harder than he thought — but still, he adds, "If I write a bad sentence people are only going to get angry with me. They're not going to die."
Scott Kelly is seen floating during a spacewalk in 2015. / NASA / Getty Images

As part of NASA's twins study, astronaut Scott Kelly spent a year in space while his twin brother, astronaut Mark Kelly, stayed on Earth. That year on the space station makes Scott Kelly the American record-holder for consecutive days in space. To get through that year, he had a routine.

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