How astronauts sleep in space and a fascinating look around the International Space Station

How astronauts sleep in space and a fascinating look around the International Space Station

These two fascinating videos show what life is like 220 miles above the Earth in the International Space Station – and also explains how astronauts get to sleep in space.

How astronauts sleep in space and a fascinating look around the International Space Station

The first video is a comprehensive 25 minute tour of the station hosted by the affable NASA astronaut Suni Williams, where she shows off the various modules – and also explains how the all-important toilets work in space.

Living in space looks amazing… People never have to sit down!

How astronauts sleep in space and a fascinating look around the International Space Station

The second video is a shorter affair, and features CSA Astronaut Chris Hadfield explaining how astronauts sleep in space – and it looks a rather strange procedure.

When NASA wrote to me in 1969 I was convinced that I’d soon be in space. Sadly, I’m still waiting.

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