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What it’s like to live in space – Astronaut Chris Hadfield

Canadian astronaut Commander Chris Hadfield has made it a part of his five month mission to educate about space, science and the International Space Station through a series of videos about daily life in space. In this one, he shows us how astronauts sleep on the ISS.

In case you’ve missed any of his fascinating reports, he’s shown us how to wash our hands, how microgravity effects the body — how eyesight is affected and how food tastes:

He’s also explained how we use math in space:

How astronauts brush their teeth in space:

What it’s like to cry in space

Be sure to watch all of Commander Hadfield’s Expedition 34/35 videos. We also recommend these three wonderful books:The Darkest Dark, a picture book for kids, You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes: Photographs from the Internationand Space Station, and An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth.

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