TORONTO — If we are to explore strange new worlds, we’re first going to have to learn how to to live in an environment in which we weren’t meant to live.
That’s why much attention is being paid to the upcoming One-Year Mission to the International Space Station (ISS).
On Friday, a three-man crew — including Scott Kelly, Mikhail Kornienko and Gennady Padalka — will blast off to the ISS. Kelly and Kornienko are part of the first one-year crew on the station. The pair will undergo intense monitoring as well as many tests to learn more about what living in space for an extended duration does to the human body.
And interestingly, Kelly’s twin brother, Mark — also a former astronaut — will be helping in the experiment back here on Earth. He will undergo the same tests which will then be…
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