Astronauts Mark Kelly (right), STS-124 commander, and Scott Kelly are pictured in the check-out facility at Ellington Field near NASA's Johnson Space Center as the STS-124 crewmembers prepare for a flight to Kennedy Space Center in NASA T-38 trainer jets.

Identical Twin NASA Astronauts to Conduct Brave Space Science Research

Identical twins, Scott and Mark Kelly, who are also NASA astronauts, will be participating in a brave new experiment of the space agency. The news was announced on Wednesday 29 May 2014, which will involve one of them to spend a year on space investigating while the other will remain back on Earth. May 30, 2014