Video: Everything about living in space

 Reid Wiseman inside the International Space Station's cupola window showing support for his favorite baseball team. Photo Credit: NASA

Reid Wiseman inside the International Space Station's cupola window showing support for his favorite baseball team. Photo Credit: NASA

NASA recently released a quick rapid-fire video about some of the basics of living in the International Space Station. Astronaut Reid Wiseman answers questions about orbital life while walking around the full scale mock-up of the station at the Johnson Space Center.

Wiseman was selected to be an astronaut in 2009. At the time, he was a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy. He developed a desire to become an astronaut after seeing a space shuttle soar into space in 2001.

He was one of nine people NASA selected in 2009 to become astronauts. After basic astronaut training, Wiseman was selected to be part of the space station's Expedition 40/41 increment from May to November 2014. Launching from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Soyuz TMA-13M, he spent a total of 165 days in space. During his stay, he went on two spacewalks totaling 12 hours, 47 minutes.

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Derek Richardson

I am a space geek who loves to write about space.

My passion for space ignited when I watched space shuttle Discovery leap to space on October 29, 1998. Today, this fervor has accelerated toward orbit and shows no signs of slowing down. After dabbling in math and engineering courses in college, I soon realized that my true calling was communicating to others about space exploration and spreading that passion.

Currently, I am a senior at Washburn University studying Mass Media with an emphasis in contemporary journalism. In addition to running Orbital Velocity, I write for the Washburn Review and am the Managing Editor for SpaceFlight Insider.