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NASA to use twins to study effects of microgravity - The Galveston County Daily News: Space

December 9, 2016

NASA to use twins to study effects of microgravity

Posted: Saturday, March 8, 2014 12:00 am

The only set of twins to ever travel to space will provide scientists with an new way to compare and study the effects of microgravity on the human body. 

In a news release, NASA announced a new study that will send astronaut Scott Kelly to the International Space Station for one year while his identical twin brother, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, stays behind on Earth.

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