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Scott Kelly

2020-12-03 | 🔗
Scott Kelly is a retired astronaut that set the record for the total accumulated number of days spent in space. Scott joins the Armchair Expert to discuss his path to becoming an astronaut and how seeing earth from space really changes your perspective on humanity. Scott explains his structured approach to dealing with isolation, how he was able to compartmentalize fear, and what it’s like living in microgravity.  Dax asks Scott some questions about living in space, if he saw any extraterrestrial activities while up there, and if anyone has ever made love in space.
This is an unofficial transcript meant for reference. Accuracy is not guaranteed.
Well the modern, welcomed arm. Chair expert experts on expert. I'm Dax Shepherd Monica pad man high Dax shepherd? How are you are you a fantastic fantastic? We have a really different type of expert today, which was really fun to talk to scotch cap. he's a former military fighter pilot aunt s pilot, an engineer, a retired astronauts and a retired. U S Navy captain! He is a veteran of for space flights and Kaliko. The International space station on three expeditions and was a member of the year long mission to the eye assess in October, two thousand fifteen. He set the wreck. for the total accumulated number of days spent in space with three hundred in forty days, the single long space mission by an american astronaut he
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wait a space man and they built me. This really cool space suit and I asked for it afterwards. After we got done filming, they said no, it's gonna go in the zone archives, and I beg or I wrote a letter to the president, the studio, no luck and then thirteen years. someone text me a picture of it being sold on Ebay for like thirty dollars. Well I'll say this one: if you want, oh god, what how do you get it like? Did they want to keep that stuff? That's an asset of NASA. Is it hard to get it? It's not easy, but you know I bought it from the russian spacing cease all that's the way to go.
Suit like that cost to make to make. I have no idea because it's made in Russia and the way they do their accounting is different. I think, then, how you would do something in the United States share share. While I saw great documentary on showed tone, but these guys who got busted, they were in process of buying a russian nuclear sob and they had already successfully bought like six heavy lift helicopters and they all went down to the colombian cartels and they bought these helicopters. That would have been like thirteen million bucks here for like sixty grand right after the wall fell, good, really get in there. If you knew the right person and by a really expensive piece of equipment for very reasonable price, yeah me never guys at bought like the whole mining industry of the former Soviet Union for pennies
on the dollar a day. You want the nickel mine, sure here's said ten thousand dollars for the billion dollar muffin and yeah yeah and they went and bought people's like shares that were issued for nothing very fascinating. So we watched, I think, four episodes of a year in space and I'm really pissed that we didn't discover it before. I knew we were going to interview you because it's super fascinating. I mean it's really incredibly well done Netflix a year in space and when you got approach to do that, where you going home or were you apprehensive? Was that something you're like oh that'll, be neat or I'll feel really weird doing that? I think the one? That's on Netflix's the PBS special, which was from these smaller episodes that were produced by Time magazine yeah yeah my mission and at the time I was working for NASA. So I was approached by NASA public Affairs and they said
a time magazine wants to do this profile of you in your mission and measure. My russian colleagues are you ok, with that and generally speaking, you know when you workin for NASA. They want you to do some promotional stuff, you're, ok with it, because as part of your job so yeah it wasn't like. I even gave it much thought other than yeah sure, whatever you guys need. You know, however, I can help yeah. I imagine that would be my knee jerk reaction. Then, when a film crew arrives at me, house too, like fail me interacting with my partner than unlike ok were ordered on this now all right, I guess that's part of it. Like I just wondered if there is any of that once you had already signed them, dotted line yeah. You know, like anything, like that. Some of it can be kind of intrusive other times, not so much but you'd. I recognise as part of the job, and they were great. I mean, after all, they put me on the cover of time magazine so
felt like out something. Yet you join a very select group of people, not a tunnel folks of grace that cover. How did you end up as an astronaut? What's the path to get to space and how many different, are there for NASA. There are two general rouse That is your either a member of the military military service or yours, civilian and of the people that are in the military. You know a percentage of a matter, no exact numbers, but especially when the space shuttle was flying their pilots yeah that go on to become the pilot and commander of the space shuttle. So that was the path I took. I was a military fighter pilot and test pilot and then you know, apply to become an astronaut, but there's also civilians that apply to the space programme And-
You know there are generally scientists, Sir engineers, medical doctors accomplished people in technical fields. Then it's about you know, have military have civilian, but that's for NASA. Now were right on the cusp of other ways to get into space. You know private citizens may be flying eventually ANA Spacex vehicle yeah. What your knee jerk reaction to that news. I think it's great, oh good. Why not? Ok, it's a credit experience. I wish, as many people as possible could fly into space you. I guess if I were you, but I probably have a more fragile eagle than you I'd be like ok, so I, dedicated my whole life. This I flew at fourteen of an aircraft carrier, but yeah you should try just by a team.
And had on a man be trusted to not. You know, cause some big fiasco up there. Well, you know, I recognise that my job and I want my responsibilities- were different than what you would be doing. If you were flying is a you know tours on a space axe, it's kind of the difference between may be being the airline pilot and be in the passenger, although make it so clear, cut historically have long haul position on it, but it's great, I think it's incredible experience. I think people with are more about the earth and humanity. If they had the privilege of seeing the earth from space really changes, you yeah. I want to explore that extensively. Incredibly, humbling rights look out the window and see earth and you can't see us a meaning to see the lights we made, and you know maybe the great wall of China, but
we're, not even visible right now. You can't see the great wall. All you can no, not with your eye as a matter fact. You can't really even see anything man made with your naked eye ball. Certainly with the nock you, I mean I could see my house from the space station really, oh dear, oh, my goodness, TAT was always check for cars in the driveway she said Did your ring network all the way up there you get in your ring, but about it would be hard dark taking place but is what's humbling about it, just the scope in size of it and how just physically insignificant. We are too that size and scope or what is it exactly while it's a few things show one? Is you see how fragile the environment, our atmosphere and some in our atmosphere just looks like a thin film over the surface of the planet? Gonna like
contact lens over somebody's eyeball, and so you see that you see the beauty of the earth. Incredibly beautiful, almost like the most brilliant blue paint. You ve, ever seen in your life, painted like on a mirror like right in front of your eyes, have only breathtaking. They also sea pollution. Certain parts of the world in some cases like in certain parts of it Asia and Central America, South America, there certain you know city, there are almost always covered in a blanket of pollution? Guess he carefully seeming mad made stuff. Really, you could see a city and recognise that it's a city, but you can't really make out building right unless you use a Windsor, I the other thing, You don't see any political borders during the daytime, you do at night. A little bit is countries have different colored lights and some times they define borders.
but it just give you a sense that we are all on this earth together as humanity and not be no in this particular country, or this particular part of the world or you feel like you're, not in separated into tribes in its all about humanity. And then you do you do something absolutely incredible, being able to live and work in space flying space. And you realize that in our species has incredible amount of capability and potential to do amazing things if we can work together. Yet there are all these problems on the planet. Yes, the notion, the stories we tell on how much we believe in them and how we all agree upon them. I have to imagine the absurdity, while looking at the planet, as you say, with no borders how preposterous the stories we all by into are, From that vantage point like em, all really, you guys are different over here in Europe different over there and
and so unique indifferent and your country so unique, indifferent. It's gotta be a bit laughable once you're up their little. That would sometimes think Imagine what an alien species would think about us if they visited earth probably not a whole lot, like probably not a lot. This man agonized favorite game. As we always talk about the aliens watching the monkeys. Like one time, we witnessed a wedding active aliens liked the other aliens we're like all cute, the monkeys gather and they all sit in a row, and everyone seems happy, that's nice and then you know much more of our behaviors an example. Is the law there the gathers a pandemic and the seriously yap now, once you were flying and have fourteen How do you throw your hat in the ring to them pursue a career as an astronaut? Well, Jim,
the most pilots at NASA, the pilots of the space shuttle and the commanders of spatial or test pilot. So the first step is you apply to and get accepted in graduate from test by what school? And there are several of those. So you can go to. I went to the? U S Navy test pilot schoolers, one in the airport the: U S, airforce tests by the school of course is not as good as the Navy. One Ryan navies always better. Yes, sure in the air force they got Bower Navy gang and then there once one of the guys exclusion space with you went to the french test. Violence So there are other ones around the world Inga, but that's really the first step and then once you're working is test pilot end. There is a application, lay a selection process going on most of the people I found. My colleagues in the Navy would apply to the space programme, not all of them not everyone was interested, but most of words, and maybe you know, had met some of the other qualifications in
and I felt like they would be a competitive yeah. Was it a dream that he had always had audited evolve? Leg was dream, one like be top gun. No, not for me I'll. Let you know that is the case for some astronauts. Is there certainly a lot of my colleagues, and I wish this was the case for me- wouldn't be as interesting as story, I think, but There are those people at saw. Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, and then you know got straight AIDS for the rest of their lives. You know was always the top of their class and yeah vengefully became an astronaut. My experience was much different because I was such a poor students when I was growing up was impossible for me to pay attention or do homework in do that. Well, I was able to get by taking a lot harder time get by now that the school was gotten a lot harder yell. Fortunately, I was able to kindest just squeak by
graduated in the bottom, half of my high school class went to college still not doing well struggling, couldn't pay attention really. I was probably on the path to dropping out after my freshman year, and then I am just happen to come across Tom. Wolf spoke the right stuff, and it really spoke to me in many ways inspired me that if I could just improve my study skills, maybe I could graduation hours with the engineering agree. Maybe I can become a pilot in the? U S Navy and if not the navy, maybe the air force. Yes, Choice air force, guys love that joke okay. Now my first identical twin question was your identical twin, also bad in school? If he was, did it give you? The confidence just got all gives a shit he's doing bad to lose their strength in numbers at first and then like we go into the tenth grade and you know over one summer he goes
being bad student. Like I was getting stray days for the rest of ice. He began to you a few years ago. I said here: how did you do that, like what happened You don't remember her dad sitting us down like right before high school and staying out. We were such a bad students. He was going to start thinking about a technical education and career for the two of us. Looking that I was like Remember that at all, probably only because there was like a squirrel run and outside the window psoriasis had it not been for the squirrel, I'm pretty sure went to Harvard so yeah you ads and probably age, The issues may be air, some Kenya and you missed the pep. Talk. Big brother got him here. He put it in the action which is impressive, resentful Adam because that way, you like what are you doing Saudi
and getting always what's wrong with you. Who are you trying to impress? Now? I don't think I was resentful. It was more embarrassing. Anything else that He was able to do well, and I wasn't not knowing why you know having no idea what the issue was. This one of my favorite things about our country is that it really is a place of a zillion second chances if you pursue them. So, despite that stutter step start of yours. You do find your way into this program. You now we're talking. You spent more time and space than any other astronauts in the history of mankind. Five hundred twenty days in space, no you shaking her head. Is it we been surpassed, I've spent more time at one time. than any other astronaut, with the exception of men? my friend me show I was there for the nearly a year what so Monsieur Court
I go, and I have the record for the longest flight on the space station folk have three hundred forty days. There are other astronauts should have more total time and space, and I do to my classmates actually Peggy Whitson and Jeff Williams. Italy did multiple missions, long duration mission, I don't care a bunch of cosmonauts that have more total time but mission. I our record is the longer single flight on the space station. Ok, now you can ask yourself warehouse, this super rare experience, goin translate into anything applicable here on earth or in the lives of any one that would be listening, but there we are It is so many in one that exciting right out of the gates. For me, is the notion that, when you are now fourteen pilot most certainly the adversary, you were training for was Russia right. Is it safe to say more?
of your planning, was the inevitable conflict between us in the USSR. Yasmine are fact the at fourteen tomcat was developed basically to protect the aircraft. error battle group from long range soviet bomber. in their view no accompanying fighter planes that were sent to protect them so yeah Airhole whole nation was aired air, bad, primarily designed against the Soviet Union, and at the time when I was flying, Interestingly enough, one point one of my guys. I flew in space with russian Cosmic Dmitri Kondratyev. It was a Mig twenty nine pilot, basically on the other side of the norwegian border with the Soviet Union. So have we ever got any sign of a shooting war in that place and time it's possible. I would have been fighting a guy. That years later, I spent several months in space. What yeah? It's really
wild and also you know, there's a very well documented approach to help. Men wage war in one of the features of that is to really Delaney your enemy as other, so it's us in its them and we get the Germans nicknames. We gave the japanese Nick. Aims. We gave the lebanese nicknames. This is beaten, don't laugh Maybe it Vietnamese, that's my neck when I gave them. You know, there's all this kind of structured an intentional otherness in? I have to imagine that, at the height of your involvement in your spending, all your time and energy preparing for this, you had to have had notion of who they were as the enemy did you fall into that you couldn't have been that light,
do not fall into that or were you yet we were actually talk about. You know who were enemy might be, who you would be fighting against Roma in a cultural perspective with their lives or like what their motivation is, which is, I think, important, when you're training to potentially being combat with somebody for you to understand what they're, like the. I think it makes you a better adversary, better opponents, so yeah. We were aware of that and at the time you know when I was flying fighters most wherever it was designed to counter the Soviet AIR Force and sew up, some people may not know is that we don't send anyone to space anymore or we now, as you pointed out, are going to be doing privately and they'll be contractors that do a, but for very long time. The only route into space was through STAR City in Russia. In so as you,
common astern? I in you take your very first trip into space. Do you set out on that trip with one notion or fear or expectation. That then changes became an astronaut. My expectation was, I would fly. You know four times, at least on the space shuttle and then hopefully, by the time that part of my career was over. Why would potentially have a chance of flying to the sea, station again watching on the space shuttle and spending a you know extended time out there, but sometimes reality doesn't meet your expectations initially in things change through my first flight and ninety ninety nine. I come back for the mission and, all of a sudden they're trying to send me to Russia to be the head of NASA's office in STAR City. Like what is this all about? I wanna be a space shuttle pilot and may I welcome air driver corvette near
philosophy, has always been that when you are asked to do something that you don't want to do, its challenging. You know you make an argument. So you know why you might be the wrong person, which is what I did why I would prefer to do something else. But in the end you know if your boss, your leadership, is asking you to do the tough job you take it and you do the best job you can. So that's what I did and got me this russian experience that I think in retrospect was very helpful, because my space like career was very diverse, much more varied and other people, like you know even my brother Mark, ITALY's flown spaceport times. He was the commander of the space shuttle twice the pilot twice all to the international space station, whereas my a career was much different. I went to the Hubble space telescope. I was commander of a shovel mission to the space station, but then I lived on the space station for over five hundred days and got to do some spacewalk just at a much different experience, so
you know, even though you might not appreciate or like the cards your dealt at the time? You never know what, when you put back in a mini many years later in retrospect, and what really the privileged that I had having had the you know, one of the most diverse careers, I think of any astronaut, yeah, now, I want to go below a just one bit on this, and then I want to get into the fun stuff happens at the International space station. I guess is Promoting my own personal agenda have a literal enemy in Russia, and then you get into this environment? Were your survival depends on one another and these two humans in this insane devise that's orbiting earth your human, This is so frontal centre right. You both need to stay alive or all five of harmony. People are up, there that all these little layers weave added, I feel like just melt in the reality
It's really going on is you're in this together any of that. Other shit is just a mental abstraction. I just want to put it on us the notion, the people this country would see themselves as such enemies that they can't see they're all in this together and we I have to do it together to survive. It's gotta be maddening, knowing what you went through in that you're there with the real cold war enemy. And yet you find a way to be productive and cohesive. Yeah. It's something! You know some people. the hard time understanding, but when you're in there situation where you have to rely, on each other, for you know helping with your work for emotional support for friendship in some cases we have to rely on each other little relief. Where our lives in an emerging see that transit and any earthly conflict that may exist between our two countries and certainly,
no, I think there are situations of things- got really really bad. It could affect the relationship between the astronauts and cause bananas, but it would have to be significant because you know your friends, your colleagues, I'm friends with some of these cosmonauts what are some of the best friends I have now, even though I don't work at NASA any longer, and I think they feel the same way so the earthly politics and conflicts doesn't necessarily translate out into space,
which is great, was one of the great things about the space station programme. The international space station gives the opportunity for countries that have not always been the best of friends to work in a peaceful cooperative way. Oftentimes its nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, yeah hasn't one, yet I hope some day it will. I think it should. I agree. Ok, I have some real, dumb and fun questions about when you're up there and, of course, we're gonna talk at length with lessons from a life in space which is available on knowable or you teach and audio course about all the different lessons you ve learned that are applicable to all of us. We'll get into that. But before we do, I have some curiosity questions. Ok, how do you bathe up there? You don't you know they are not in the traditional sense. So basically you get a wash five, where there has been no rinse so bonnet and basically what you do is you can rubble
a dart around on your body set up a kind of makes you feel like you're getting clean. I feel better about yourself. Oh version whores bath hey. I didn't say I know about you laugh, so it makes you guilty of something. Now. Do you watch tv while Europe there yeah, you can watch live tv. You can't change the channel. The ground has to change the channel for you. I don't have it still that way. Hopefully, technology is improved. It's not really good, quality video? Why would generally The news on during the day in the background is kind of like I do in my house generally right, but though send up movies and tv shows that are much higher quality like hd quality stuff. Aren't you nine iron away from the actual Directv satellite. Should you be able to get like the abbess Directv signal of all time
Yeah you're moving pretty fast, though your little closer. Clearly, but you know, Directv is not designed for vehicle. Let's go in Seventeen thousand miles an hour or so right, you'd have to have some pretty good tracking of that satellite. Somehow I'm bought by motor home that has a tracking dear. So maybe we can get that at the eye, assess that on steroids now, ok, so to that. So the thing is going. Seventeen thousand five hundred miles an hour somethin like that in the earth, is roughly what twenty four thousand miles around twenty five you're going around it you're doing a full lap of it. What in like seventy five minutes or something? Ninety ninety minutes I'll Rikers year, then a bit out side of that twenty five? I get it. I know you. Ok, so you're, probably making like a thirty thousand mile lab or somethin seventeen thousand five hundred miles an hour near times. Ninety minute times
I thought I twenty five thousand miles time. Sixty is ninety minutes. I guess the point I'm making is the earth weapon by right? Like your see, an African in your seen, India, and then you see in Asia, its move and right? It's after imagines pretty stimulating the five miles a second. So it's not the kind of sensation of speed you would get like a jet skis, earn a motorcycle, go out or miles an hour right leg, conceptually it's pretty significant sense of speed and that Europe flying from one side of the Continental United States, the other and about fifteen minutes so you'd like you're going fast because of that think the fastest I've ever felt was. In the space shuttle or the space station, it's not in you know, launch it off the flight deck of an aircraft error which is impressive and you accelerate pretty fun.
ass. It was the one time I got a ride in the back seat of an indian car citizens means went to utter miles an hour. I've been on that right. Do that's pretty fast. I thought you were going to say exile. So was lucky enough when our for GM, to be a passenger in a NASCAR and when you get on that bank, because the asphalt is only like fourteen in out the passenger side window and then so much your peripheral vision is taken up by that thing. That's the fast never felt like? I was going you're so even though I've gone seventeen thousand five her miles an hour. The fast, as ever, felt was two hundred miles an hour that in an anti car yeah, so relative when you're in the space station in your weightless. Are you at zero gravity? Are there's somebody sentence of point to eighty em, it's microgravity, so it's Canada minus whatever six. Ninety minutes: ok, whatever the camel man, because of that when you
weightless. My first question is: do you immediately just feel the mouse relax your bodies ever felt? No, you feel like all the blood is rushing to your head and that's kind of an uncomfortable feeling at first, and it takes a while you used to. Is that because your body is this sign to be pushing blood up to fight gravity and then without gravity? It's just putting too much up there. Yeah yeah, our cardiovascular system is designed to you, know, squeeze and push blood up to your vital organs and see where our brain away from the force of gravity. So when you get up to space, it's still doing that cuz it has figured out that I don't only to work is hard, as we also have more blood in the fluid and urban. Then we need once we get into space because its now easier to move around so yeah. A big headed astronaut is not just about like ie go. It's about like your head is actually spent.
oh my god, so is it painful? Do you feel, like you, have a mild headache? The whole time take standing on your head, God is, I do not so funny is Michael She was designed to be the opposite, which is, I thought, potentially an exciting aspect. Is that when you were upside down you get that Russia blood you're Hadley, normally it upside down, but in fact it's the opposite and it's all the time get well. You know it gets better over time, like your body gets adapted. You purge alot of that as fluid, but even after being on the space station for three hundred forty days at one time my head still felt a little the swollen and still add excess fleet in it, so you never actually feel quite normal. Oh my god, I'm you better tell the people buying a ticket about this, because I think they might want a refund when they get there. Because of my vanity was, I was gonna feel like I was in the ultimate lazy boy, the whole time. Now it's fun, you know,
floating spawn it's hard to do stuff at first. It takes a while to get used to it. You know what we do start flying more people into space for tourism, people need to realize it say no experience rather body, especially living there for a long period of time, and it is it's an extreme adventure. Some people love it, but other people will probably not like it very much because of you. Now, the who shift the carbon dioxide can be high on the space station is uncomfortable. Your digestive system does work all that great in the absence of gravity, because Romena we we just to have have gravity helping air digestion, let's say at pulling the food through your intestines down, do not hold that's not happening that four years it's a vector, I think were digest, seemed to know which way to move thanks. So what's the rush,
ready for that. When you're on the space station you just poop once a month or something, the Russians have some really great colloquial expressions and they have some space ones too, and that's the one about like. If you can't go to the bathroom in space just eat more food over a delay, gonna come out on one end is, I guess it's the method of such a russian way to look at things. Get a bigger hammer. At the outset, to arm chair diffused air spot cast, is powered by I energize are makers of the inner geyser ultimate lithium. The number one longest lasting doubly better in them, is now listen. I just broke out. My energize are ultimately themes because I went to use my control in my knights and in an old,
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uncle bear. You talked about how it fucks with your sleep. Well, there are certain things about sleeping in space said you might think it makes it more comfortable in and it is true. I have issues with my shoulders that when I sleep they bother me exactly torn rotating calves and things like that, but in space, that's not gonna, be an issue because you know you're, just gonna floating where those in your arms or floating out in front of you. So that's not an issue but then give you back pain as an example, because now your spine in the absence of gravity, is long gated, healers issues of the environment, the like I said, the carbon dioxide might be high. They could be loud, it could be warmly could be called. You know, maybe not have as much control over the temperatures. Remember. I first space like there was only seven days, but I get up the space and legal K. Other try to just
leap with no assistance at all, aha meaning. I was gonna get my sleeping bags kind afloat there, and then I have of Europe every day I was kind of head and something to it, put an eye mask on, I have ear plugs in. My head seems like at least for my first lighted had to neutral positions, and it felt like it had to be in one of these. Two in one of those positions would like right here and the other one was like also right here and they were like a couple of millimeters are part and I felt like I would have to after. While my head wouldn't be comfortable, I have to move it a little bit back. Stove sleep my into my head, strapped to a pillow. Oh. Why so? I have my knees, kindness, strapped up towards my chest: a little bit
and then you taken Ambien eventually I mean I want to draw up for some medical. This is all in especially on the Hubble mission. We are much higher. You steal cosmic rays with your eyes closed, hitting your eyeball, which is kind of distracting. When you realise not only that cosmic rages hit my ball, it actually went completely through my rain, no yeah, yeah, yeah, very long term studies on astronauts today of a higher rate of brain cancer, anything brain cancer, but I think a few years ago when I was still a NASA. We tripped over the point of statistical significance were cancers in that population of people. I don't get how much but dance It is a risk. There's not any I, where you could put on that, would block out those razor that would intercept those, maybe land. I don't know I don't know physics around protecting as cosmic rays. I figure pretty hard to protect,
against, ok, aluminum, foil, wouldn't do it beer goggles, maybe at ok, buckle up for this one: have people made love up there and that might be misleading made it fucking, but have people had laughed up there as eyes? Far as I know? No, is it technically possible? Yes, absolutely is it likely happened someday, I think so. We are all humans after all, but now I dont have any evidence that is actually happened. Why can tell you when I fantasize about your role. First, stop in my fantasy is looking out the window at earth for a couple hours and then it turning and getting straight to some zero gravity fucking, if I'm just add ons. That seems like the two most appealing aspects of potentially going up. There are zero gravity said and looking up, and I were already better about it in zero gravity. You could just
spin, the person around you could, just you know every disguise the limit and guess what your beyond the limit of the sky something's gonna I'd like they may float away from you. I, like you too, Will it be a little game of cat and mouse is secure? You pretty pretty fun. Sorry, Scott ok? So you have it in you don't know than anyone has, but me now also there's probably rumours. I would imagine always rumours yeah, I'm not a rumour guide us again share them with you again now. I remember a long long time ago, one of the first round you guys- and maybe it was me- I don't know- maybe I'm complaining some things, but I had read that yet his spine had uncontacted to the point where he was like six inches taller when he landed. Is that possible? you taller. When you landed, I stretched and ancient a half. Why was in space and as soon as I got back down, I compressed compress back down my normal six point: five right, four percent body fat frame, job
so you gain an inch and a half and how quickly after you land well there's another thing, people might not know is that your muscles are so We there too, pretty much battle gravity, so an absence of them. Do you have to exercise tremendous amount while you're up there just not deteriorate? Yes, he did know exercise. You would lose about one percent of your butt. Mass every month and you know probably an equivalent amount of muscle mass as well so yeah. We exercise a lot to prevent that. Six days, a week, seven days a week for people if they can do that. Much also your heart gets density, condition to because it does after work is hard anymore. So you are also lose muscle mass in your heart yeah, but the exercise equipments good, and yet we figured out good way to mitigate those risks, but it is a both lacks similar, while much better, actually no offense to both less I'd. Never,
but after everything we have is like very well designed hardware that uses a vacuum cylinders to create resistant soap actually feels like you're lifting real weight. If I could, I would have one of these things in my house, but you don't said NASA's made thing, probably cause a gazillion dollars at old trickle down, though into our workout technology. A seemingly every now so I mentioned does is drinking permitted in the space station alcohol. I mean now it's against the rules okay, that's like an internationally agreed upon no drinking up there. The rules are, there is no drinking a compact all right, so the rules are no drinking, which is not to say the drinking hasn't happened. I once watched a documentary about these Mig pilots and they were pounding shots of vodka
just prior to take off. I was really amazed by it. I can't remember what documentary was, but course I meetly wondered if there were some vodka there at the space station, but no vodka, no vodka, ok before we applaud all the many aspects of the partnership with Russia. I want to know this will feed into what you ultimately are doing. I believe with lessons life in space, which is how do you compartmentalize fear in our you even aware that you're compartment lies in my case would be. I can't imagine the first time you blasted off in a russian rocket. You ve just left STAR city, you see how most of them Panicle things are working in that area. It's probably not super confidence inducing and then now you hop into this enormous rocket and you just pray all I hope they built this. Like Toyota builds their cars. I hope it's, the one thing they decided to build perfectly. Are you not afraid
that first time you're on the russian rocket. Well, I wouldn't go back to just the first time you launch into space, especially on the space shuttle. I mean the space shuttle, the most complicated thing ever built complicated. The aerospace vehicle, and you know the amount of energy involved to get a space on the ways over two hundred thousand pounds with the external tank, and all of you, oh and the solid Rock motors. It's five million pounds takes it million pounds of thrust? It's just operating at extremes of temperatures and pressures and the fact that you're not on the top of it. You know you're on this. yeah, yeah, I'm beyond all of that fuel. So why sitting on the shuttle, especially the first time. I was more apprehensive and nervous about it. Then the first time one
you gonna russian soil use, because the soil use doesn't have a solid rocket motors. Though solids. U turn em on and that's it. You can't turn em off. You can control the thrust. It comes out of him. He had like getting on pregnant yeah there's. No, Then you can do to stop it right and in the case of the soil, use it so liquid engines and you're on the top and there's an emergency escape system, so you felt a little more say, little more comfortable, actually not physically comfortable, because his pain, for in the position? You sit in fact that you can't really move hardly at all then you're kind of like locked into this one fishing for many many hours, but from the perspective of like being scared or nervous, are worrying that sums gonna happen. This shuttle was more risky in that regard. Ok, So when that's happening are you in the mode of life when you're kidding you jump off a tall bridge into water? Do you just go like yeah? I'm tariffs
but I already know I'm I'm gonna do this, and now I'm just gonna put that no little vault in my head and not think about it. What your strategy to navigate that stressful situation You, don't think fear is a natural emotion to have. I think it can be helpful. You know it allows you to focus on in other stuff is important in the case of me, flying in space the space shuttle, especially the first time. You know you think this is quite possibly the last thing I ever do in my life, meaning I could die yeah and you know it could blow up and said but eventually you come to terms with actually going to do this and then you realize is it helpful to be scared about it? we not, and then, when you get into the rocket your concerned or more scared you're gonna to mess something up. Then the Rockets gonna blow up and it allows you to kind of compartmentalize away that fear yet getting focused on the task at hand.
What actually are you doing? As the pilot of that thing are you I mean there's no steering involving thing is there on the shuttle launch if everything, was normally for that eight may have managed minutes, you throw one switch and you don't touch the controls. But you can in an emergency, actually fly the space shuttle with the control. Stick after about ninety seconds, so still when you're on the solid Rock motors, you fly it from one to the ground to landed aha, but primarily doing is monitoring systems and being prepared for what happens if the engines fail this time. You know what options do you have to abort? Where it can you go land? What do you need to do and the systems were so complicated and interrelated? They it's really the most complex puzzle, basically that your
working continuously. You know in your mind, with your crew members, always trying to think ahead and what's the next worst thing that could happen. Yes, worse value added that affect these other system. So even though you only thrown once what you really busy yeah now once you're up there on the space station. How much free time do you have during the day? You generally in the evenings. I would have you a couple of hours between, like nine and eleven o clock, when I would generally go to sleep to do some personal things to get on the phone to do. Email to maybe watch tv shows the inner reality on the weekends one day is really, work day, and then you know
we at least LISA half a day off on the weekend, sometimes a full day. But you know your time up. There is very valuable so sunlight. You want a lot of time off anyway, yeah called into people visit. It varies, so I've been up there for one period of time with to russian guys for six weeks, meaningless, gennady, but Aachen me should cornea go generally speaking. There six people up there and they swap out in groups of three show every you known to man, Sir Foreman, so you might be up there with the same group of people for about three or four months. Is it so exciting. When someone else comes, I would imagine that even the least boring person arriving after three months of no visitors yeah when a space shuttle grew comes up there or do I use comes up, I just saw use come up. There was a couple of guys that were only going to be there for a week, but I like, when your relatives visit
a holiday you're like excited to see them. Yeah yeah you're also excited nothing, I'm leaving, I guess, against pretty grant and pretty quickly. I demand an especial when their only gonna be in space for a short period time. Does it really takes about a month to get used to living in space, and are you not bouncing off the walls or kickin staffer losing start getting your space legs underneath it takes a while? Yet, while I have a question about that, I watch you flow through this way. Station. I recognise how many things you could bump into armies switches. You gotta do cordial, you get entangled in and I is wondering, I guess you kind of you said the opposite. I was wondering if, as you grew accustomed to being in there in things, become routine gets a little more dangerous because you gonna drop your guard a bit. Is that an issue now I would say, you're always getting better any the risk in the beginning.
not only are you a risk of breaking something, but your risk of hurting yourself like bumping your added something, if you're going too fast and add a control so yeah, I would say the longer you're there that more safe and controlled. You are yeah. Now when you you're going to bed you had to have knights? Were you would acknowledge? How incredibly vulnerable you are, and did you ever have to fight off like panic setting in now I've? Never bad feelings of panic. You certainly recognized you know when you're in space, your risk, you know you're, always a risk of there being a fire ADDIE pressurization. The space station uses some hype a sure ammonia to cool the system's generally sunny outside, but there is a risk that it could get inside could be very deadly very quickly orbital De Vries, an issue so are in Nigeria rest, but you do everything you can to
mitigate their risk and prepare for and in a alike launching on the shuttle and knowing that they could blow up you come to terms with it. Just as I did. I would really think about right. Ok, now, when you do spacewalk grow outside and you're in a vacuum and earth is you know too, under fifty miles below in your attached, by this little very thin tether you realize you're in kind of a precarious position great. I want to ask: where is the most dangerous duty that you had to perform routinely on there? Is it the spacewalk yeah spacewalk, sir, you know launch landing and spacewalk I'll, say: launching the landing or the most risky, but space walks are pretty risky. Fortunately, and surprise, leave. You know we ve done so many now on the space station and no one's really ever been seriously injured kind of shocking. Actually, once you overcome the uniqueness of it in the fear
Is it exhilarating to be out there s impressive, to be on the outside of a spacecraft flying and those speeds in a vacuum and seeing earth below you and you're in this really what is amounts to a small, tiny space ship itself, the space to the our life support systems and the cooling systems and in other protection It provides a very complicated issue. We recognise its no joke, the yeah, ok other questions.
Everyone wants to know what it's like to look at earth, but I'm curious. What is the view like looking out at space is a different, then super clear night is a good question show at the sun is up so, if you're on the daylight sign of the earth, you really can't see anything. Aha, so the skies that, like pitch black, it's more like a darkish gray, the sun is really really bright and you can really see much of anything. Sometimes you can see the moon dislike it c mon on earth, when the sons of sometimes yeah but when you're on the opposite side of the earth. If you turn the lays down, if the moon is not in the wrong place and its really dark and if the milky way Galaxy has risen, so it's you know in the part of the sky that you can see. It is absolutely spectacular, like you could see the milky way kind of like how you might see it in pictures from the Hubble space telescope.
Gonna see that all with your own eyes a while, you know people don't realize, though you know, it's really a privilege to be able to fly in earth orbit, because the earth blocks the sun some day when we have people that are going to Mars, and it's gonna take two hundred sixty days to get there. You're gonna look out the window united to see anything because Agnes here, it'll be a tiny die inaccuracy Mars. Then your view, the sky, is just gonna be washed out because you're in perpetual sunlight, yeah, while that there are so many bizarre thoughts about going to Mars, like their Kevin Pollack, it's taken me an hour, but that's who you remind me of Kevin Power can be ever heard that no guy similar voice, heard Phil Collins, oh well, visually and Mark Kelly, that was a good one? I walked right into that. What all the satellite Are they all orbiting in the same direction? You don't ever see countering satellites. Do you? Are there
on same direction, that there are satellites, veteran retrograde words mean like opposite were, like spinner the earth? I don't know how many you know. We have satellites Polar orbit, so you know, when we're kind of at a fifty one point six degree angle to the equator yeah in the space station's orbit. There are ones that are just going to be. No, in South, but you don't really see a whole lot of satellites when you're in space, even those lots of stuff up there, Oh you don't. I was imagining like the combined thirty five thousand. Miles an hour of a whip by air that could be exciting yet be hard to see this twenty times faster than a bullet from a rifle yeah. Ok, last one of these questions. Did you see anything while Europe there that defied explanation? I
he's wanted to yeah. I always hoped like, I would open the window and there be some like flying saucer hovering next to us, but that never happened. Sometimes you would see something and you'd be like that light is not behave. Like I think it should. If it was a satellite or a planet like it would have some motion, that's not in its like normal trajectory but then you realise, as soon as you think, harlots. That's really We are, what is it? Then you realize it's just something is passing behind the landing of the atmosphere. Ok, making it look like is moving. So those you're, always explainable yeah stay to arm chair tissues. Dare we are soup? Would it by hello fresh, get fresh, premature ingredients?
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is about like things I learned throughout my career that, hopefully, you know, might help people. I I think there Probably lessons learned that will help people of Laos to be a little entertaining while right now I mean a couple things that immediately come to mind. Is we ve all been in some level of quarantine for the last ten months? Right and people are really sir, dealing with that. I know him and everyone I know is so you know. The challenges of a prolonged period of solitude in isolation is something that you know tremendous amount bow our youngest laughing at people that are unravelling year in incorporating like get over here. So. How can I get it? It's hard. My daughter said to me recently: twenty six term really turned twenty six she's complacent. I have absolutely no social life, I said Samantha, neither does every other person on the planet.
As a world wide Pandemic our social lives or gone. She goes okay, so that makes me feel better You do not miss out on some pigs, soda Bhamo Snow like theirs, other planet you can go to without the pandemic, but yet did you have actual structured approach to dealing with your feelings vice, nation and in loneliness. Did you have a routine or a schedule? Yes, oh, are you I flew a flight that was six months long and towards the end of it. Like the last couple of months, I felt like a walls, were Well, then, a little burden The anxiety is building and then I had the opportunity to fly in space. A year nearly a year, and I wasn't that interested at first but eventually relational. I want to fly in space again. I wanted to be different. I wanted to be challenging and- could be more challenging, then the hardest thing about being in space. long time, which is being in space for a long time near where you have
very little control over your daily routine, your schedule very little freedom of choice being with the same people a lot, even though the people have flown in space where they're all great not be. Let go outside no nature, no son, no rain, no wind, all those channel. judge working in the same place, your living, and you know it- those things are things that people are experiencing right now, but I put a lot of thought into it prior to me flying, and that was things like. First of all, recognising this is my job. It was my mission to be there for a long time and I think now people trying to look at this pandemic and think you know this is our collective mission. The first time in our work and we ve all been engaged on. One singular thing ever in our lifetimes is this pandemic, and I think people should recognise that this is our job. This permission to do this the right way be part of the solution, not part of the problem. So I think, having that perspective is important because important a pace ourselves etiquette important to recognise that this,
we'll be over some day, not your when, but it will over some day and when it is you don't you want to look back on this experience in a positive way, with pride of how you performed, like I said you know, are you a part of the solution or part of the problem? And then you know what I did was I've tried to follow us schedule very closely scan easy to do in someone's making your schedule on the space station, but also you know, scheduled time for rest for Hobbes. For connecting with people in various ways getting time for yourself, which I think is even though a pandemic, I did a lot of people probably struggle with that that their pollyanna everyone's living situation is different, but there are things that I we can do that. Make this easier and get to the end. By goal, when I was a space was to get to the end of the mission, with as much energy and enthusiasm as I had the beginning, and I think I was pretty success. What that, for my
one flight. I wasn't a success when I was a space where only six months- because I really didn't have a plan and how to cope and deal with I then also asked for help in our people need to realise this the wrong with asking for help. If you're having you know issues- and struggling with this and NASA. They don't even give us a choice. We have to talk to a psychiatrist and psychologists every two weeks, whether we like it or not. We were in space and I could be very helpful and I think that's fantastic. The game plan is so important. I think I'm struck when you're talking about this, that there is almost physically no difference between what you did in being imprisoned for a year other than the story or able to tell yourself which is well I'm here with per
and when you're in prison it is very hard to find purpose, but that's the only difference you guys are basically living the same lives, but you have different stories in your head and that's the difference. I think there are some parallels. I've actually thought about that. The big difference is you're there by choice, serving a purpose larger than yourselves yarn prison, probably not choose to be there and your purposes just either rehabilitation or punishment. Ass though you might not feel, is good about the purpose, but have actually thought you know. The challenge of reintegrating yourself back into life after being in space for a year is not insignificant. It exists and is probably similar to help people feel when get out of prison, particularly with regard to the schedule like one of the challenges of getting used to live in space for a long time is following this very tightly controlled schedule
is also a similar challenge. When you get home, is then no longer having that yeah and not having one telling you what to do all the time, and I think people let her get not a prism, probably feel the same way now. Another thing you cover in lessons from a life in space is how essential truth and science are the one thing that I hope people understand about. us going spaces. This isn't something that you can trial and error, or actually research and develop in a traditional way when we set a rocket there. These were all the theories of how things would operate in space, how they would move
how we could turn things around. These were all theories that were learned from here that we figured out from here and by God we did it. We understood what it would take to go there in return without being able to experiment really other than you know. There's obviously some control experiments here on earth, but in general that all things succeeds on the power of our scientific research and understanding. Doesn't it more than any other thing we ve ever done? Maybe you know that super science sweep wooden exist and you know it's why we live in this world we live in. Today is why you know the human species has been able to evolve to the point, whereas now and then everything we have really, I think, is due to science, and I dont know how we ve got to the point where now people think sciences, political or subject to some kind of a by its opinion and not you know fact me
Science always evolves, but it's based on processes and you know of Joy- devolves observation evidence, experimentation, peer review and I see people all the time now you like that interviewed about things or people with their opinion. They, like Oh yeah, I don't believe that he has. Why? Don't you believe it? I don't know. I just don't like what happened to us where stuff that used to be revered, unconsidered facts in knowledge and is now by a certain demographic looked upon with disdain and scepticism, and it's dangerous gets very unfortunate. It's gotten coupled to this notion of
Elite ism or some kind of condescending nature to it when it doesn't have any agenda other than discovering the truth, and my main pet peeve with it is that the Allah cart nature of people believe in science are not when they get their car. They turned the He will there certainly believe in science in that moment, or they want to plan their day, knowing they're going to drive their car and then they get on there. I found him to tweet that they don't believe in science. I think. Well, ok, What you believe in that part of science and it's kind of the all a carte approach that I find frustrating yet never heard it put that way. But, as a very good point I mean people choose to believe the parts that they want to believe in all political reason or cultural reasoner whenever I don't even get it like and some of its like. You know people do it as a joke, like the aid even mention their names, because I don't want to encourage them, but like the flatter Thursday, as funny make
The earth is flat whatever, but if you're willing to believe the earth is flat or you know, encourage other people that leave the earth is why yoga if anything, I'd argue you got to go now all the way back to win. That was an agreed upon premise. So no more electricity for you, no indoor plumbing. You can't just decide I'm going to have a 13th century understanding of the play. in its twenty first century understanding of how to get an goober somewhere. You gotta be you're lying now, as you get by our use of please do it you're among confronted by a flatters professor now. Could you tell us what you ve learned about failure? failure is something that is important in life like. If you never fail I think you're not trying hard enough. Your goals were not high enough. Now. I have not always been the best at anything. When I started
always gotten good and I've always challenge myself, and I have always taken risk. Knowing that hey it's quite possible, I may not be able to do this, but being willing to take that risk and see what your capable of achieving is. What makes a lot of people very successful in their lives. Is that kind of risk taking and failure is a big part of it? Not only does it allow you to understanding that we sometimes fan, allow you to set lofty goals, but also is a learning point to, and you know just because you failed at something doesn't mean you can't pick yourself up. You know dust yourself off and Try again have you had a failure that you can think of that ended up leading to your greatest success. One I go, comes to mind is just trying to land on an aircraft carrier with the F fourteen tomcat the first time and failing miserably with my first arrested landing attempt, and you know the hook of the airplane hitting the back of the ship
Boys agree almost crashing, although being sent home often and given the fortunately, to go fly like an airliner for the Navy on it. Maybe you not cut out for this Maxie by well. Am I fell at that too knows, but if I don't try I'll, never know whether I was actually capable of doing this, and just because you fail doesn't mean you can be the best at something that you fail at initially it's possible. I would have never guess I would have had the opportunity of Lyon space. After being such a found student right yeah, I can't imagine the stress of having to lay on that plane and get the hook on the cable. It has to be the most harrowing thing. That's done in aviation, Rovard Orient Nap, yeah man, airplane you know was agreed
claim for a lot of reasons, but one of them was hot because it was easy to land a bore, the ship. It was probably the most challenging airplane ever and at night I would say about half the time it was just downright scary, alive and again it's one of these things. It's almost like a baby bird jumping out of its nest, there's no way to inch self. closer to landing on the air craft carrier at you just have to commit in fuck try to land. I there is now entering closer, are going up one mile now faster over. Jump each time. Yeah, there's no training version of the airplane. Those controls taken aback right. when you're doing it you're the guy the first time the girl, the first time and no, it's all in your hand, successor values all completely up to you is pursuing your young do and that too, I think I'd I'd ever much easier time with it. Now, after all the experience
as a man of regulating your heart rate in this twenty three years old man at so impressive deviants yourself, a good hour driver like it. I like a race car driver. I e r. U skilled, thine the we open automobile. I can drive a stick. That's good! I did the Richard Petty driving expired of the area and Waco lower, even now in Orlando camel timing. Ok, because I think, because I'm behind the wheel of an automobile that I would be good to land a plane in an emergency. Emmanuelle disagrees immensely. You haven't help my cause you're not to, There is a shared dna between two skills: that's Well, maybe a little bit, but I think you would have to go fly an airplane to really she yap. While wait for my first flight to when I have the Lamb, because the sunrise, the pilot, I like a higher wages, will sky
you're, an incredible human being. I don't think I'd ever grow up to talk to somebody who spent over five hundred days in space what do unique experience, and I really hope people check out lessons from a life in space which is available on noble, so go to knowable dot f. Why? I forward Slash Scott and you can listen to lessons from a life in space. Find out the many similarities between what he went through, what we're all kind of sluggish through now. I think it's incredible timing for this. So Scott thanks so much for talking to us the ever want to unload that russian space suit. Please get a hold of me. Make me an offer of gaming Are you put it on Ebay, distributed out? Ok? Well, I take areas now my favorite part of the show the fact check, with my soul maiden mama got bad men good morning mining time,
good morning early in the morning and money errands here for our factor: fact jackpot members believe I just want to apologize I'm so sorry, I'm late my alarm, I moved it fifteen. I should have moved at thirty. I was being too optimistic and then there is a new remote control is purchased at them. Cable didn't work had fixed for the girls and then it just I got him improve. To get better world sire. I understand I do understand, but it still orphans bothers may, I now I don't want. I dont want to bother me, but it does because I know it's not true, but I feel then, like you don't think. My time is up valuable. I certainly do, and I did the whole right here. I was in a fit of anxiety
app for real and then, as the stupid coffee machines taking forever I'm building more more anxiety. I'm really sorry! I really value your time, I'm just kind of committing to too much in the morning. I should have just said: let's meet at one thousand one hundred and forty five and give some of the money spent pad yeah yeah. I blew it. That's ok, we live and we learn, as will be, were coming up on New year's eve. Eve resolution time always look into improve, so that's a good one, I'm gonna, do it? Ok! I like that to be brutally pessimistic with my Master MITS Yo give yourself acts ass, a buffer zone scared, and then you might not be able to do something. The day. That's fine and you will be a little less stressed. He has my anxiety was building, is wealth and thinking Monica said. How are you on time, management, Aaron, pretty good, no complaints. Recently,
I'd say in the course of our lifetimes liked for work. Arizona really I was the one that was always five. Ten consistently lay aha yeah, I really dropped the ball. Parenting for awhile with ups and staff here, but I've got a really good at that. So I guess I m pretty have recently had not need a bullet engineers resolutions I know that the council has maintained a year ago, that the resolution should be keep nailing. Yeah I've always nail your boy ministers, who are, we fact, checking Scott Kelly. The stern, I oh, my god, I told errand. So many of the things about this episode, mine, blowing the I don't wanna, be an astronaut the more now right there. I've I've never had any desire to go to space. But now I have even less I've had a great great desire to be weightless
I think, as I'm tall and I have some injuries, the notion of just being your bodies completely relaxed at times? Does it mean to do anything, but that's a feeling, you lazy boy, damn area that it? That's why I cover. I love it. So my aunt of it a loud and clear, eyed, olive and cover it. Could I have a new commission Do you want more? Do you want to? I want every year, ever since, and I now we wipes out lousy fight last night and I M going they got me through was the lazy boy. So what happened to me I dont want to be disparaging as I'd love might Thyssen. I really think he's kind of a pillar of humility at this point. outlook on life and why he suffered, why use miserable see he felt entitled and he had expectations, and now he has no expectations and the embrace, whatever anything I'll be. So I really like yeah I like that, allow, but it was not. You was not a fight, it was kind of like us
some dancing, I guess hugging hugging Snoop Dog, who was the commentator? Oh my he had the best common at all. He said he said. Oh, this looks like to my uncle. not a barbecue, reversing the Mongols weighted by reason, ass old guys or to have guys, but neither really is usually have drawn up argue you know I a commercial snoop I sure do fast food right ever came. The king is a long time ago. Yes, he's so great, you know, if not for him, the entire night, one of em, probably a bus, totally heaves, he did save it again. I don't wanta disparagingly, but let's say there is some their musical offerings and they weren't our taste or whatever. And they long wrong? There is like between fight seed watch. Six, haven't songs from somebody. I've never heard of again no disrespect anyone that I am sure it was hard to theirs
audience singing by themselves in a black box in its did their feeling. Awkward were feeling I was colleague watching bandstand voice. No one knows them. Let no one! I was ass. No one was set up to win. That's for sure, like everyone in the commentator he had such heavy lifting the ducas like. I don't think it was on schedule, ask I was trying to fill the whole. I'm! U sidekicks didn't have a lot to say no think I may have a purpose Ah, we ve done it honestly. Now I started I one point. I said we put on a much better, like every other things awry again known at anything, to say anything and then the fight, what it wasn't, a fight like who clearly tasting couldn't knocked amount in one second, oh he could you oil does power then why didn't? Because it was an exhibition. I think, to get that to get it like
sanctioned by the W Ba or one of these fight organisations. They had to call it an exhibition, but I think all of us going into a well his nature and training will just take over US and he just won't be other resist. Knocking. I see what he was we believe it. Ok I like there I mean I go away. I don't like it for the audience, but I like it. I, like average juniors you I like the version, has Roy came in densely. They look, they look like they will. my shook him awake yeah and he was walking out to the ring like ours, I couldn't wake up. You know those mornings, you can't wake up. Do you need a fucking, a hot cup of Folgers that would have been the best part of him. Waking up We think that there's no audience Monica, which is so weird how boy? How gather reminds me of the first, but just or not, claiming this unknown to us, but we think of the wrath
I did in his pants where I live for, were ground. Does the man I mean seconds before the Bell Rang, Oh must have just to live. and then I read this morning. I want to see what the kind of the consensus was about which would you really positive. I read like all these different sports publications and eight everyone like that. great yeah, for everyone involved. It was well substantiate that taste in its most a week before the fight which he said so that he can kind of numb his body, so he was which is interesting as it when he was in the corner side, not there, Every were still Rau. Eight rounds, they couldn't find a stool you give em then when they found it, they couldn't get it in the ring anyway, like so half the time he was just standing waiting for us too,
Very very placid, look on his face every time, a cut in the corner, and I thought he is so placid and now I realize he was he was pretty baked. I think yeah yeah. I love him. I know that the ILO, add story, I mean it was nice there. He like playfully between rounds, what either leg hugger armor Taplin, Temporary Jones a little and it little real playful and real playful and very unlike the Thyssen being in the rain. So, although that was nice, I think like when I worked. Boxing the animal and me takes over and right up. One is Eve yeah yeah, I've always loved back saying, and I love watching Thyssen turn into that person. That is, so scary and I'm just where hope, and maybe he was saving it for the last round to just now come on.
Give us our Malaysia's dance than them. Whenever revolution I get it. I also acknowledge our privileged, like we were saying afterwards. You know if I had tuna dollars, my bank account and I had spent fifty four that fight, I probably pretty mama yeah I wasn't bomb. So I just agrarian thankfully, was a game you're, giving Ding Ding Ligny denying a lotta gratitude. Another ding, ding, Ding speaking of, can get your stuff. Allow rates egg where a lot of people in this room not me problem. It's a Shepherd House is full of me. But who can't? We don't want to our enemies, Hollywood starlit. She person that target. Yes, he's pretty impact it. It seems even the dog we took the dog on a hike in Frank, made up
donor and it was it. Looked like a cork from a wine by yak, almost petrified felt bad form, and then about mono. Twelve minutes later he had a little mustard came up. Kay, so he got his out. It will the army I just you, had there was a time when the master I don't know, but every the other is binding agent in our food. Oh, it's like a Veronica, Marston Miss. You should run Mars. The shoes Do you think, as some of us who had the Thanksgiving dinner hour, fine, you, my son else, but I've gotta get more but I always could so that's why I'm here I have a motion or have activity, but it's just unsatisfying like I've. Every time I that's probably fifty percent, I don't have that
the leap off the ball feeling like I'm lie in area here, oh, What ding, Ding Ding Scott Kelly yakking Cubans banks that are about to do does now using dna data? That was great. My is just an update about my body. Oh I've, swish antidepressants just since my blisters sometimes are on this right without oh yeah. I've switched because I was having some. That said, I wasn't crazy about you. So his wish- and I like the one I'm on now for my own bore ogre. It's a process in which one is it no zone also are on the same one: yeah, ok grey. And I M not as sleepy I'm I mean I still want to sleep all day, but I'm up like I wake up and then I just decide to go back and better all around a little
Russia is a lifetime we address. What were you before I was on lacks a proud, which one are you Lex approach. I know a lot of people who, like your Halsey, loves yeah yeah I've been a little over a year. I would never even think to try. another one, just because everything seems to be working yeah, I'm gonna admit it now in this context, but you know one of my efforts to break my co dependency will with you, as I wanted to ask you if you are still taking it about loose days ago and the daily ass. Stop myself. Yeah, but now I found out. I just thought like. I hope you still takes that lie. You know the whole. If has now broken, don't try to fix a thing they always refill. It in no clear that, as I'm not seeing psychiatrist anymore since covered, but I haven't been depressed anymore
although I assume, along with other things that has something to do with it, while lotta differ. Behavioral. That may be some chemical changes me I'm. So I guess so grateful for you in love We are, though, I have been hearing about impressed me. I'm ok, I'm gonna start my foot, acts. Oh, you said that nobody says a thorough, sixty five point: one million world Why'd! You you ass! Now: U S De Box office. It says right here: it's a sixty five million. Yes, I don't think that's right. Well, look! I'm sorry! I thought it did worse than that. It says you SD
did you s dollars? Yes, that could be worldwide Nobel. Really. I don't think it here at the end and make us I don't think Maenas wants is all about a panel here. So U S dollars is still worldwide. Well could be either a good could just? Oh? U S, domestic I've. Let me look it up. One more time: This is the one issue that monarch and I can never agree that this is the one issue. Are you what it did at the box office until you're Talkin, yeah yeah? It's so funny, because you know my personal experience with movie was, I was without a panel and it made like fifty nine million bucks and then the next move in that came out was a thorough and I went to the screening of the thoroughness like this movies. Incredible live without a paddle made, fifty whatever million dollars listings you make one fifty. Yet my expectations were really high. I s
should the ban, because it's a damn fucking, my god, my kids, I've seen that ten times eat. I think it's probably the best movie. I mean ok, you're right. Ok. What was that ended its theatrical Ronald in four hours of thirty, basically, then or National Box Office total was thirty five bringing its total worldwide gross to sixty five. Ok, ok, there's! Should I put you sd by that I've grievance now, ok, two felt crazy Gazeta, be like oh, not excited to gray yeah. I have made sixty five. I think that's what it cost. Ultimately, our broke even and I had a great life dvd, I'm sure, ancillary in time, the essential research amortize over time. I felt bad for myself, of course, but really the person I should have felt backwards fabric is
He put his life into that movie. That was two years of his life anywhere fucking great what the time- and it was great Does the movie was unpronounceable? That's my big take away in a while, we were marked while we, while they were marketing movie. One of the things they discovered was people are really have a hard time with this name in so I think they did an episode of like celebrity apprentice really or or the apprentice where people had to come up with an ad. pain to help people pronounce it and even on the show, none of them Cooper. Now I wish this bad, if our does say also its we're, because isn't it kind of a German Gee babies. Chris vow VON Ellsberg Book, just like German Jumanji, is also a strange name, quite fun, Disaze Jumanji, I loved you mind. I want you for the first time either with the kids nominal with, for the first time about
well. Yes, I love there in a hold up. Her yeah really does currently does so. I've, never not thought Rob moist brilliant, but just so many movies you revisit now you realize oh there's no movie. Without it. We have someone else in the movie. It's not even a fuckin movies, like MRS doubt, fire. Oh, I now the premise guy dresses, like you know thanks so much heart. Ray thing about louder, Ninety percent of those clearly improv, ok, so tragic, really makes me too. ding Ding Ding depression of ok, so you said that not a lot of people have grace the cover of time axing Scott Kelly did so. I started to cow and I caught in tomatoes. Why dont know the answer, because I started to you a balloon issue. Every month,
a year has been around for a hundred years: Saharan twenty people, I'm sorry I'll, twelve hundred people yet as well as through masters? Malaysia is faster, ran around other okay, so it started in nineteen twenty three. The first year had forty four people almost have been multiple episodes amount. Well the second year I didn't to than fifty three than fifty two than famous their weekly. I was counting, and so I had to stop. Because I was only at Nineteen- is twenty seven, this thousands of who used to be weekly. Maybe that is it still weekly think time as weekly or do we got times tormented by fifty two thousand two hundred plus two's, another thousand six times
thousand per hundred, but sometimes there's two people are wondering harbour and recently there you know had covers without people. You know, there's like Rona wonder, was the earth and like they repeat, oh god, so we'll never know the answer. May we could count, but I've never gonna account. If you had to guess who had been on the cover the most times, who'd you Gus. Unfortunately, I believe it's too oh oh, really, gap there is Hitler was now family person of the year these obligations. Probably so let me show something you can answer and yell at seeing. Okay, this as former President, Richard Nixon, has been among the most frequently featured on the front page. Time having appear to fifty five. Almost why Why are we saying among because they
want a cow either love on which your heal your mail on the genome on up there's, a monk young, All I got no among a Patman. Why, anyway, but I don't know when this was accumulated, because I do Think tromp is he's been on. A law has, moreover there then we see I wanted. Just ass was Hitler Times man of the year Hitler named time magazines man of the year in on this. In eighteen, thirty Adolf Hitler was awarded man a year by Time magazine yeah they make sound. They're, probably can you imagine embarrassed? It's not saying
though the bass either it's not exactly what they got that right them. Ok, I think that's why I think Trump is probably also wanted for the same reason you on it five of the most controversial choices: high mass, so Tromp Adolf Hitler he's number one as you would expect Joseph Stalin. That's a rough yeah. He also certainly impact for Nikita Khrushchev, Dick next. in Turkey deck O. The Ayatollah Khamenei ass Tall Ass, a whole
then a rap lira. Also this is obvious, but many many boils had been on a whole year. I am asked Monica last night if she wished to be a royal. I said I can't pull up the hat so know and that's one of the main per and then I said don't just don't have a driver and than we thought you could really be a princess of the people. If you drove yourself, especially in your toilet, a previous I now I've never been happier than I had a press yesterday. I got a Christmas tree and went home he and they brought it out and this say, do cloth or any thing to put it on top knows, I know but hook here yeah like I don't have to worry about it. I was so happy. I didn't have a white Mercedes.
Light, learn more one. When I buy you that White Mercedes product keep the priest around. Just for all your own depot run up a tiny hardware store arrogance, the hours. Ok, do you like a pop up the hatch back and his fellow sod, yeah, yeah great I I was now have, unfortunately, it's a week car. So why should I say that not to the toilet, but this is what I mean they strapped the tree on and they use string. Obviously, yo end, my doors were upset. I feel the string and I kept saying the doors one.
Those ok! So it day it made that's horrible noise, the whole right. How lingering there is that it was a bad thing all the way home. This reminds me of some one of brain eyes, most trashy things we ever did, which was we gotta just bomb drunk leading up to the holidays, and we decided we should we, You go liberate one of the Christmas trees from in front of so we went up there and we took her toilet Corolla and we just stuck the Christmas tree in a pan away. You you stole any longer when there are no, we wish today in the back seat menus like two in the morning, it is two blocks away. It's it's deplorable. We had been drinking and we are driving, but I'm telling you the truth. Yes, thank you. The tree would not,
fit in the back, so the door was wide open with a tree hanging outside and we're trying to get hold of obviously drinking and mind you. It's only a couple blogs away, but anyways. We we at home, we race into the back of the parking thing in We drag it in the house and we we wake up both of us. You know we barely remember any of it and we wake up and there's a Christmas tree lane on its side libyan room and then we, you open the door in the whole theirs. Needles all the way down to the car and the guerriere doors still open the lad had anyone theme is the guy. Does What are you every Bonanno life? He ll have to be a detective, the sun there. Now you don't have to be here on Mars. Ok, let's see, ok, how many miles around the earth,
I'm no good! If is excellent, I really had to look this up on multiple sites, because I didn't like the answer just over twenty four thousand nine hundred and one miles right, why that does not seem How come, however, not enough for long enough you know how I remember it half, because the earth is spinning at about a thousand miles an hour so there's twenty four hours in the eurozone any bit more than twenty four hours in a deadline. Why we have a leap here and why it's a little over I still don't think it's a big enough number. We know too little about the ruler. Yeah cause the
radius is three thousand nine hundred and fifty eight miles that does not seem right, while the Rangers just half of the Y know three thousand miles is from here to Georgia. The out you does it see. None of this makes sense to my brain that that is the same amount. Just looking at the side. Now still it should be much much much more and more like what you wanted to be a hundred miles around a million Roma. Have it's the earth stand. Your play, yeah Now there were ninety three million miles from the sun. Ninety three million miles divided by rightly four thousand liking him do that man came back
your ma, thirty six point: nine seven spaces! Definitely something that my brain has a big blind spot like when Eric teaches us about astronomy. I dont understand any of it. You don't none none of it. Well, I'm glad that you have to be honest. What little weakness I'm fine with it. I don't feel like I need to know more here, because it's a mystery, not IRAN, Mars mystery like one. I dont need to know? The answer to I remember more from any class in college from astronomy, and it wasn't even an interest to mine. Yes, but learning. figured all this out is to me so fascinating, because they have one thing: a thing to go on there. One clue is light yeah. I do crap. I now it's crazy is crazy, Megan Vigour, up what the stars burning
how far away it is whether it's going away from us whether it's coming towards us all that from looking at light, it's unbelievable, I'm impressed the job of foreigners. Ok, can I can I tell you, could use a zero gravity? and he did correct. I'm just gonna laboratory, but microgravity is what was a hollow. Point one or two years, doesn't say the exact amount. I tried to look over. It's called your gravity but misleading, because it's not zero gravity, but it does cause you to flow your weightless, why? On the moon? When you see that food should they do come back down to the moon, but digging just jump sixty seventy feet now I of the dance around our you maybe like like tat. They should do the moon, the guy with the mass, because they would throw a punch and it would take them spinning somewhere
They never put leashes on bringing back towards each other, but also, how did you get knocked down? You couldn't knocked down. You just get knocked away You're there be boundaries beheld. How would you make boundaries? You maybe be like you're fighting in a steel hemisphere? Ok, like a big deal ball can I met at a shadow and then, when you get here in you hit the mash, whether its up or down or sideways, and then you stay on the mesh for three seconds. Guy is thou Canst, not three. Tens I can only use no need to shorten this, isn't w w now Anything goes spectacular. That would be at all. He had one percent gravity: how do they actually go? The bathroom like do they strap themselves down, I have to imagine, there's a vacuum involved. there there
oh right, because those flow off the toilet I dont understand harness room every like knocking on the capsules, not out of me away from Spain. oh yeah. I Romania may go there, you gonna pay me to go, I'm not gonna Hannah GB of you. You felt a little Lucy in this area. Has. Thus there must. I wish I had asked him. I thought everyone knew. I felt stupid asking me what in and I did ask unbidden lunacy. No one elaborate, he does. It is very hard.
But there is a russian see more food. If you want to break our you're asking logistics, I bet I also assume do it. He assumed which, as you are just like asking about that's what did you tell me the other day, the keys? Yeah you just have to eat. You keep Linzer oh yeah well, and that Christians trying to settle the prohibitions digging Caesar taken refuge. from the russian clauses. So astronauts and cancer it seems like there was some studies sang. It was a little more Thank you, but there is a new study that says. Space radiation doesn't seem to increase astronauts risk of death from cancer or heart disease, at least not at the doses they experience during historical missions. Longer missions such as emissions Mars will likely come with a much greater radiation doses that could pose larger health risk, not
favours guy Kelly cause. He was there like the longest five hundred forty old holders through here The longest, uninterrupted, correct well with his partner yeah measure measure commemorating building being thing downing, dignity down the dome. Now I have to tell one job before we can play whores and an astronaut, always not a joke, because you guys are Seinfeld people you're, not gonna, know this. This is a friends, Ok, one of my favorite lines from friends is because Scots a twin you'll see you said this is why I am connecting it he's. An identical twins and Phoebe has an identical twins on friends and there's one at the soda were Phoebe wants to buy all the furniture and flea market and Rachel wants to buy it from pottery barn, so Rachel sharks, lying in saying the subsidies buying from pottery borders from the flea market and then Ross comes over. He admired the first.
sure and then Rachel told him. It was from pottery barn and that he had a lie about it and he sent twins earth. So weird, wait! Let me get this right After all, we have are you so I used to know all the world fuck, you fuck, you know why cause she's. A twin twins are weird and Rachel says: she's weird you just so things to be one of a kind, and he said you know: what's not one of a kind, a twin there were a guy, is really good fear. There wasn't a space joke as much as a twitter was a twinge. Ok, grass still connected to this episode very much so yeah, really nice ugh.
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