Twins Scott and Mark Kelly ready for unique space study

May 29, 2014 7:32 PM

15 0

Twins Scott and Mark Kelly ready for unique space study

Astronauts Scott and Mark Kelly will take part in an unprecedented study of identical twins to better understand the effects of prolonged weightlessness by comparing the twin in space with the twin on the ground.

When Scott Kelly embarks on a one-year space station stint next spring, his twin brother and retired astronaut Mark Kelly will be joining in from Earth, undergoing medical testing before, during and after his brother's American-record-setting flight.

Also read: NASA's new satellite will circle the globe repairing broken space robots

Read more

To category page

Loading...