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Twins In Space: NASA's Twin Astronauts Mark and Scott Kelly (Photos)

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Astronaut Double Take: Identical Twins Headed for Space Station

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Twin brothers Scott Kelly and Mark Kelly, both NASA astronauts, were once set to meet in space in 2011. Mark commanded the last mission of the space shuttle…Read More »





Endeavour, STS-134, while Scott led the International Space Station's Expedition 26 mission. The shuttle mission was delayed beyond Scott's time on the station, so they ultimately never met up in space. Now the twin astronauts are volunteering for science experiments as Scott Kelly prepares for a one-year mission. [Read the Full Story]   Less «
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Miriam Kramer joined Space.com as a staff writer in December 2012. Since then, she has floated in weightlessness on a zero-gravity flight, felt the pull of 4-Gs in a trainer aircraft and watched rockets soar into space from Florida and Virginia. She also serves as Space.com's lead space entertainment reporter, and enjoys all aspects of space news, astronomy and commercial spaceflight. 
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