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Astronaut Leland Melvin on Returning Home From Life In Space

What’s it like to come back home to our Blue Marble after you’ve been floating around in orbit? NASA astronaut, engineer, and former football player Leland Melvin explains his return-to-Earth readjustment experience in this animation from Great Big Story: Returning Home From Life In Space.

Watch more of Melvin on this site: This is What Outer Space Does to Your Body and Chronicles: NASA Astronaut Leland Melvin. Plus: More astronauts and the Overview Effect.

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