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Astronauts Tweet From Space During Government Shutdown

7:58 AM, Oct 10, 2013   |    comments
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By Julia Ryan, USA TODAY

The government shutdown has forced millions of federal employees across the country, including the team at NASA's website, to temporarily suspend work. But there's one place where the government can't shut down work-space.

Astronauts Mike Hopkins and Karen Nyberg have been tweeting from the International Space Station, in orbit 250 miles above Earth, during the shutdown. Here's what they have been up to in the past few days:






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