Tweet Discovery left the International Space Station for the very last time on Monday, getting a dramatic send-off by the dozen orbiting astronauts. Station skipper ScottKelly... - 03.08.2011, LiveLeak
Astronaut ScottKelly will become the first UP.SE. astronaut to spend a year in space. He will help NASA collect data on the effects of long term spaceflight on a human. He will also free up seats on ferry ships sold to space tourists by the Russian space agency.
02.08.2011 [Space Ref (press release)] - Expedition 26 Commander ScottKelly and Flight Engineers Cady Coleman and European Space Agency astronaut Paolo Nespoli also will be available to news media representatives. Later that day, NASA and the Maryland Space Grant Consortium invite the public