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Astronaut Leland Melvin on Returning Home From Life In Space

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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.

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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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