How Many People are in Space?


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You’ve always dreamt of being an astronaut, right?

And today, you actually can go up into space – albeit on a fancy modified airplane.  Or you can experience zero-G… either on a roller-coaster or again, on a fancy modified airplane.

So you’ve sat on your back deck with a beer in your hand and watched the International Space Station zoom by and you’ve got yourself to thinking…

KISS Spaceman Halloween Costume
KISS Spaceman Halloween Costume

I wonder HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE ACTUALLY IN SPACE, RIGHT NOW?

Just click that link for your answer.

As of this writing — the answer is 6, with the shortest amount of time spent in space being about three month and the longest amount of time spent in space by these adventurous souls being almost six months.

How long do you think you’d survive living in a cramped Space Station?  Could you last six months?  How about six days?