Astronaut apologizes for 'fake news' claim he grew 3 inches in space

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ISS astronaut's alarming growth spurt not as bad as it seemed

- cnet.com
10 Jan 2018
Space does weird things to your body . One of the odder effects is elongating your spine, which makes you taller. NASA notes astronauts can grow up to 2 inches (5 centimeters) due to microgravity, but Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai was worried he'd expanded much more than that while on the International Space Station.

The astronaut fighting to save our home in space

10 Jan 2018
Over the course of six missions, the British-born Nasa astronaut has spent more than a year in space. Foale has flown in the Space Shuttle and the Russian Soyuz, lived on the Mir space station and commanded the International Space Station (ISS). He's carried out four space walks, totalling almost 23 hours outside in both Russian and American spacesuits. These included an ...
- bbc.com

Japanese astronaut apologizes 'fake news' of height growth in space

- businessinsider.com
10 Jan 2018
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai, on a mission to the International Space Station, apologized on Wednesday for saying he had grown 9 cm (3.5 inches) while in space and expressing concern about whether he'd be safe on his return to Earth.

Microgravity Made an ISS Astronaut Grow 3 5 Inches Taller

10 Jan 2018
Japanese astronaut Norishige Kanai has a big problem. After just three weeks in a microgravity environment aboard the International Space Station, Kanai has seen a phenomenal change in his body's physiology, as he's managed to grow an impressive 3.5 inches (9cm) in height.
- outerplaces.com

NASA astronaut, 1st to fly untethered in space, dies at 80 Similar

- newzeb.com
10 Jan 2018
NASA astronaut Bruce McCandless, the first person to fly freely and untethered in space, has died. He was 80. He was famously photographed in 1984 flying with a hefty spacewalker's jetpack, alone in the cosmic blackness above a blue Earth. He traveled more than 300 feet away from the space shuttle Challenger during the spacewalk. "The iconic photo of Bruce soaring ...

Astronaut Growing 1 inch per

10 Jan 2018
Nine centimeters [3.5 inches] is a lot, every human body is different; you do get taller in space as your spine drifts apart, usually by about two to five centimeters. The Russian Soyuz spacecraft takes the astronauts from and to Earth and has a limit on seating height. If crew members become too tall, it could pose a problem.
- jesus-our-blessed-hope.com

Japanese Astronaut Concerned After Growing 3 5 Inches Taller in Three Weeks

- russia.trendolizer.com
10 Jan 2018
Microgravity environments do strange and often undesirable things to the human body, such as weakening muscles and bones, shrinking hearts, and flattening eyeballs. But it's also known to make astronauts a bit taller, as Norishige Kanai is now learning. The Japanese astronaut arrived at the ISS just three weeks ago and he's already grown an astonishing 3.5 inches (9 ...

Phantoms and Monsters

10 Jan 2018
"Good morning, everybody," he posted on social media. "I have a major announcement today. We had our bodies measured after reaching space, and wow, wow, wow, I had actually grown by as much as 9cm! Read more at Japanese astronaut grows in space and now worries he won't fit in capsule that will bring him back
- phantomsandmonsters.com

Remembering the Astronaut Who Smuggled a Sandwich Into Space

- atlasobscura.com
10 Jan 2018
No contraband sandwiches have made it into space since, and during his illustrious stint as an astronaut, Young became a fierce astronaut safety watchdog . The Cocoa Beach Wolfie's has closed, but a replica of the famous sandwich is preserved at the Grissom Memorial Museum in Mitchell, Indiana. If you'd like to toast the life of a great astronaut with a corned beef ...
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