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Pair Begin Record-Setting Year in Space After 'Beautiful Launch'

An American astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut began a record-setting year in space Saturday, entering the International Space Station for a mission designed to study the long-term effects of zero gravity on the human body. Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko headed toward the station on a Russian Soyuz rocket that took off from Kazakhstan. They were accompanied by another Russian cosmonaut, Gennady Padalka, who is starting a six-month stay, the length of a typical mission. "Huge...

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