Sleeping in Space

Wow, this is pretty cool I don't know about sleeping in that small space. I'm sure I would adjust but man that's tight. I really just want to float around as they do lol. Make sure to watch and read along with the transcript below.


Hi, Chris Hadfield here aboard the International Space Station. We keep busy onboard the space station Long days, lots of work, physical exercise at the end of it you're tired. But how do you sleep in space In order to make it comfortable for the astronauts? Originally, they were going to put us all in one habitation: module with sleep stations all around it, but the way the station was eventually built. We have sleep stations inside Node 2, which is in the forward part of the station and inside the service module, which is the aft, a total of six small bedrooms, sleep stations, or sleep pods And inside each one is just a sleeping bag tied to the wall. You might think it's uncomfortable not having a mattress or a pillow but without gravity. Of course, you don't need anything to hold you up, You can just completely relax and you don't even need a pillow

It'S space, you don't even have to hold your head up, So you can relax every muscle in your body and your arms float up in front of you and your head tips forward. But before I go to sleep, I've got to put on my pajamas because I have space jammies I'll be right back Great. I'M in my super comfy Russian full-length pajamas nice, for when you have to get up in the middle of the night and I'm ready to go to bed I'll, show you where I sleep. This is my sleep station. My sleep pod. This is where I spend up to eight hours every day here onboard the space station. It'S actually on the floor, but once you're inside you just can't tell

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