Mark Kelly, Scott Kelly offer up selves for space science; 1 leaves Earth for year, other stays for study

May 29, 2014 11:53 AM

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Mark Kelly, Scott Kelly offer up selves for space science; 1 leaves Earth for year, other stays for study

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – It's part of an unprecedented study of identical twins, courtesy of the Kellys and NASA. Researchers hope to better understand the effects of prolonged weightlessness by comparing the space twin with the ground twin.

The Earthbound Kelly draws the line, though, at mimicking his brother's extreme exercise in orbit or eating "crappy space station food."

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