Astronauts come back – level 1

23-04-2021 15:00

Three astronauts return to Earth from the International Space Station.

One astronaut is American. Her name is Kate Rubins. She is a microbiologist. A microbiologist studies the smallest living things. For example, these are bacteria or viruses.

She studies gravity, too. She wants to know the impact of gravity on our bodies. The other two astronauts who return are Russian.

The astronauts spend 185 days in space. They go around Earth almost 3,000 times. They travel back home in a small spaceship. They travel 400 kilometers in the spaceship. They land safely in Kazakhstan.

Doctors must check that they are healthy. Afterward, the two Russian astronauts will go to their training place in Russia. The American astronaut will go home to Houston, Texas.

Difficult words: astronaut (a person who travels in space), gravity (the force which pulls things and people towards the ground), impact (what happens because of something else).

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