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Posted: December 6, 2012 at 2:15 a.m.

Scott Kelly, 48, the NASA astronaut chosen for an unprecedented one-year mission aboard the International Space Station, said he figures that the mission, which he will share with Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko, will be as grueling as climbing Mount Everest, adding:

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