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Episode 2 Preview | Beyond A Year in Space

Beyond A Year in Space picks up where A Year in Space left off: Scott Kelly’s last day in space and return to Earth. The special also introduces viewers to the next generation of astronauts training to leave Earth’s orbit and travel into deep space. Part 2 will premiere November 2017. Join the conversation #BeyondYearinSpacePBS

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Episode 1 Preview | A Year in Space

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Follow astronaut Scott Kelly’s record-breaking 12-month mission on the International Space Station, from launch to landing, as NASA charts the effects of long-duration spaceflight by comparing him to his identical twin on Earth, astronaut Mark Kelly. Premieres Wednesday, March 2 at 8/7c.

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Episode 1 Extended Preview | A Year in Space

Follow astronaut Scott Kelly’s record-breaking 12-month mission on the International Space Station, from launch to landing, as NASA charts the effects of long-duration spaceflight by comparing him to his identical twin on Earth, astronaut Mark Kelly. Landing Wednesday, March 2 at 8/7c.

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The Twin Study

While Scott Kelly spent a year on the International Space Station, his twin brother Mark spent a year on earth. By analyzing the differences between the two men, NASA researchers hope to gain insight into the effects of spaceflight on the human body.

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Space Rocket

For astronauts, blast off can be an out-of-control experience – strapped into a huge controlled explosion.

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Earthly Pleasures

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As Scott Kelly orbits the Earth for an entire year, he misses many of Earth’s pleasures, from the people he left behind, to the comforts of home, to the sound of rain or a cool breeze.

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Space Dreams

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We have landed on the moon, sent rovers to Mars and the outer solar system, built a million-pound space station, but we continue to dream of space travel. But why? What compels us to reach for the stars?

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Space Dad

Scott Kelly isn’t only an astronaut- he’s also a father to two daughters. His eldest, Samantha, recounts what it’s like to have a spaceman for a Dad.

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Space Wealth

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While they are in orbit, and look out back on the Earth, astronauts have a unique perspective on the world. Areas of greater prosperity have a particular characteristic when seen from above...

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Space Tweets

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Even from its orbit of 249 miles above, Scott Kelly stays connected to the people of Earth with the power of social media. His Twitter feed and Instagram accounts have become world-wide phenomena. #YearinSpace

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Space Twins

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Using data from identical twin astronauts Mark and Scott Kelly, NASA’s twin study is investigating the long-term effects of space travel on the human body. The results will be used to help get humans to Mars.

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Space Science

Over the course of his year in space, astronaut Scott Kelly will conduct over 400 experiments – everything from fluid dynamics to zero gravity farming. But the primary experiment is on himself -- investigating the long-term effects of space travel on the human body.

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Space Station

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The International Space Station is the most expensive and complex object humans have ever built.

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Meet Astronaut Jessica Meir

Before she became an astronaut, Jessica Meir was a biological scientist studying how animals live in extreme environments.

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