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Scott Kelly's historic mission

George W.S. Abbey

Scott Kelly's historic mission.

Astronaut Scott Kelly's historic year-long mission at the International Space Station alongside Russian cosmonauts will lead to a better understanding of the impact of long-duration spaceflight on the human body. But it is also a lesson on how two nations can work together for the betterment of humankind, space policy senior fellow George W.S. Abbey writes.

Read "Scott Kelly mission a success story for international collaboration," published March 4, 2016, on the Baker Institute Blog.