NASA and Russia launched a joint one year mission to the International Space Station. NASA's Scott Kelly and cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko lifted off to the orbiting outpost on March 27, 2015, and landed 340 days later after just under a year in microgravity.
Former NASA astronaut Scott Kelly's historic one-year mission aboard the International Space Station made his identical twin Mark an even older brother, by about 5 milliseconds.
The town of West Orange, New Jersey, celebrated the astronaut twins Mark and Scott Kelly May 19 by renaming their old elementary school and holding a ceremony at city hall.
Astronaut brothers Scott and Mark Kelly returned to their hometown of West Orange, New Jersey, where their former elementary school was renamed in their honor.
A New Jersey elementary school has been renamed in honor of NASA's first identical twin astronauts, Mark and Scott Kelly, who attended the school years ago.
Here's a brief rundown of the spaceflight experiences of Mark and Scott Kelly, identical-twin astronauts who are being honored by their hometown of West Orange, New Jersey, today (May 19).
Pew, pew! While testing out a virtual reality system on the International Space Station, two humans suddenly found themselves in a battle against aliens.