HOUSTON – President Barack Obama extended best wishes to NASA astronaut Scott Kelly during the president’s state of the Union address on Jan. 20, as the veteran space traveler and retired U.S. Navy captain prepares to launch to the International Space Station this spring for a U.S. record-setting one-year stay. Kelly will join Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket for a scheduled March 27 liftoff to the ISS. During their 12 months aboard the six-person ...

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