What do astronauts do in space?

A typical day in space mainly involves running the science laboratory


Scientific experiments are going on all the time and that’s what astronauts are up there to do.

There will also be a bit of cleaning and maintenance tasks to make sure the space station is in order.

Astronauts also need to keep fit so they will have to go on the running machine or the weight machine and exercise.

They also have to have conferences with the ground so that they know what is coming up for the next days work.

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