How on Earth do astronauts wash their hair in space? These videos reveal all

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Tuesday 7 April 2015

You’ve thought about how astronauts eat food, sleep and even go to the bathroom while in zero gravity, but what about washing their hair? While onboard the International Space Station, Astronauts Karen Nyberg and Luca Parmitano show us just how they wash their hair (or bald scalps).

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VIDEO: Toy LEGO shuttle sent 21 miles into the sky

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By Jamie Dwyer in Video on Saturday 10 March 2012

‘My name is Raul Oaida (from Romania) and this is my LEGO tribute to the end of the space shuttle era’. Oaida sent this toy shuttle 21 miles into the sky on a weather balloon, complete with a camera and GPS.  The result: this simple, dramatic and uplifting video of the toy’s flight.

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Welcome to Titusville

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By Ride5 in New Film on Wednesday 20 July 2011

Welcome to Titusville shows the impact of the 30 year Space Shuttle program on the residents of Titusville, a city that lies only a few miles from Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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