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How To Sleep In Space

While you are sinking into you soft, pillow-top mattress—or pile of trash—there are a handful of human beings in space who take to their nightly respite a little differently, by strapping themselves into a zero-g space coffin. Apparently it's better than it sounds.

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Chris Hadfield, everyone's favorite ISS explain-gineer offers up the details. Weightless or not, it seems like it'd be weird to trade in a traditional bed for a Velcro sleepvest, but the whole totally-relaxed-anti-gravity zombie thing does look pretty relaxing. Maybe someday us normal folks will get a chance to try it out. [YouTube]

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