Astronauts know how to handle isolation: Here are tips from Scott Kelly, Peggy Whitson and more.
Retired NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson floats in the cupola on board the International Space Station, backdropped by the Earth below. Recently, Whitson alongside retired astronauts Chris Hadfield and Scott Kelly, shared her tips on living in isolation. "But that's just like what we did on board the International Space Station. But, while astronaut's work helps to advance human knowledge and exploration, Whitson said that our current homebound situations have a higher meaning as well. In a series of videos he made aboard the space station, Hadfield showed the world what it's like to live in space.space.com
Google Doodle celebrates doctor who popularized hand-washing. Here's how to wash your hands in space.
Hand-washing is even important for astronauts in space. Video: How to wash your hands in space without gravityMore: The coronavirus pandemic and space exploration: Full coverageBut in the microgravity (or close to zero gravity) environment aboard the International Space Station, it's not so easy to wash your hands. As part of a series of videos showing what life is like aboard the space station, Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield demonstrated how astronauts wash their hands in space. First, he showed that astronauts wash their hands using a "no rinse body bath," which comes in a pouch with a straw coming out of it. In space, astronauts have finite resources, so things we take for granted like water are extra valuable.space.com
"Space Oddity" Chris Hadfield to release album written and recorded in space
Jim Axelrod spoke to Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield and his rise to internet stardom after recording songs, including David Bowie's "Space Oddity," while in orbit onboard the International Space Station. This Friday Hadfield will release an album of twelve original songs he wrote and recorded while in orbit.cbsnews.com
10/7: Death toll up to at least 19 in Carolinas flooding; "Space Oddity" Chris Hadfield to release album written and recorded in space
Two more bodies were found Wednesday in the Carolinas where the worst flooding ever recorded there continues to wreak havoc; Jim Axelrod spoke to Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield and his rise to internet stardom after recording songs, including David Bowie's "Space Oddity," while in orbit onboard the International Space Stationcbsnews.com
"You Are Here": Astronaut Chris Hadfield shares images of Earth
"You Are Here": Astronaut Chris Hadfield shares images of Earth Hadfield is one of the most accomplished astronauts in history and his new book, "You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes," reveals a visually stunning tour of Earth from his adventures aboard the International Space Station. He joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss his breathtaking photos.cbsnews.com