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20 years on the International Space Station: Revisiting Scott Kelly's ‘One-Year’ mission

In 2015, US astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko spent one year on the International Space Station. It was a mission like no other. Apart from gathering scientific data, Kelly also captured some stunning photographs during the course of the mission.

Astronaut Scott Kelly posted this photo taken from the International Space Station to Twitter on 26 December 2015 with the caption,
Astronaut Scott Kelly posted this photo taken from the International Space Station to Twitter on 26 December 2015 with the caption, "Glass bottom spaceship over the #Bahamas! #GoodMorning from @Space_Station! #YearInSpace". This is a view of the from the Cupola observatory module on the ISS. (Photo credit: Scott Kelly/Nasa)
Kelly's Twitter post of an aurora on 15 August 2015 had the caption,
Kelly's Twitter post of an aurora on 15 August 2015 had the caption, "Another pass through #Aurora. The sun is very active today, apparently. #YearInSpace". (Photo credit: Scott Kelly/Nasa)
Kelly (left) and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko marked their 300th consecutive day aboard the International Space Station on 21 January 2016. During their 340-day stay, they gathered data on the medical, psychological and biomedical challenges faced by astronauts during long-duration spaceflight. The research objective was quite simple: to study what happens to the human body in space over the course of a year. (Photo credit: Nasa)
Kelly (left) and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko marked their 300th consecutive day aboard the International Space Station on 21 January 2016. During their 340-day stay, they gathered data on the medical, psychological and biomedical challenges faced by astronauts during long-duration spaceflight. The research objective was quite simple: to study what happens to the human body in space over the course of a year. (Photo credit: Nasa)
Earth observation taken during a day pass by Kelly aboard the International Space Station. A Russian Soyuz spacecraft dominates the centre of the view as it sits docked to the station. Kelly tweeted this image on 3 March 2016, day 282 of the mission. (Photo credit: Scott Kelly/Nasa)
Earth observation taken during a day pass by Kelly aboard the International Space Station. A Russian Soyuz spacecraft dominates the centre of the view as it sits docked to the station. Kelly tweeted this image on 3 March 2016, day 282 of the mission. (Photo credit: Scott Kelly/Nasa)
Kelly posted this photo of New York City from the International Space Station on Twitter with the caption,
Kelly posted this photo of New York City from the International Space Station on Twitter with the caption, "My cosmonaut colleague Oleg Kononenko took this incredible picture of #NYC last night. Enjoy. #YearInSpace". (Photo credit: Nasa)
The Milky Way galaxy as seen from the ISS. Kelly posted this photo to Twitter on 9 August 2015 with the caption,
The Milky Way galaxy as seen from the ISS. Kelly posted this photo to Twitter on 9 August 2015 with the caption, "Day 135. #MilkyWay. You're old, dusty, gassy and warped. But beautiful. Good night from @space_station! #YearInSpace". (Photo credit: Scott Kelly/Nasa)
Earth observation taken during a day pass by the Expedition 46 crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Kelly posted this photo on Twitter with the caption,
Earth observation taken during a day pass by the Expedition 46 crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Kelly posted this photo on Twitter with the caption, "Day 289. Out over the blue. #GoodNight from @space_station! #YearInSpace" (Photo credit: Scott Kelly/Nasa)

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    03.11.2020 | 03:30 PM IST

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