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Space: See ISS crew show off their circus skills in zero gravity

International Space Station, ISS
October 6, 2015 at 18:50 GMT +00:00 · Published

Astronaut Scott Kelly playing with first aid kits *BUG AT SOURCE*

Russian Federal Space Agency released a video of astronauts and cosmonauts on the International Space Station called the ‘Circus in Orbit ISS’ on Tuesday. The space explorers can be seen trying their hand at circus tricks, including a tight rope walk and throwing fruit to one another, albeit with the help of zero-gravity.

On the ISS even having fun is taken seriously as they are following the recommendations of the Gagarin Research and test cosmonaut Training Centre. Specialists there suggest that each crew member takes at least an hour out each day to relax psychologically as they orbit earth at over 27,000 kmph (16777 mph).

Currently on board the Station are Japan’s Kimia Yui, Russians Sergei Volkov, Mikhail Kornienko and Oleg Kononenko and Americans Scott Kelly and Chell Lindgren.

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Astronaut Scott Kelly playing with first aid kits *BUG AT SOURCE*

Russian Federal Space Agency released a video of astronauts and cosmonauts on the International Space Station called the ‘Circus in Orbit ISS’ on Tuesday. The space explorers can be seen trying their hand at circus tricks, including a tight rope walk and throwing fruit to one another, albeit with the help of zero-gravity.

On the ISS even having fun is taken seriously as they are following the recommendations of the Gagarin Research and test cosmonaut Training Centre. Specialists there suggest that each crew member takes at least an hour out each day to relax psychologically as they orbit earth at over 27,000 kmph (16777 mph).

Currently on board the Station are Japan’s Kimia Yui, Russians Sergei Volkov, Mikhail Kornienko and Oleg Kononenko and Americans Scott Kelly and Chell Lindgren.

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