Mir U.S. astronaut David Wolf says life on board the Russian space station Mir wasn't all that bad. In fact, he says astronauts should begin preparing go up for long periods of space life, particularly as the construction of the international space station gets underway this summer. But life back home was hard to get used to, Wolf says. As NPR's Joe Palca reports, Wolf had trouble sleeping and readjusting to the rigors of gravity.
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U.S. astronaut David Wolf says life on board the Russian space station Mir wasn't all that bad. In fact, he says astronauts should begin preparing go up for long periods of space life, particularly as the construction of the international space station gets underway this summer. But life back home was hard to get used to, Wolf says. As NPR's Joe Palca reports, Wolf had trouble sleeping and readjusting to the rigors of gravity.