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Humans Have Been Living In Space For 15 Straight Years

Humans first boarded the International Space Station on Nov. 2, 2000, and people have been living there ever since.

By Steven Sparkman | November 2, 2015

Humans may not have been to the moon for a while, but there have been people living in space for 15 straight years. 

Expedition 1 entered the International Space Station on Nov. 2, 2000. It's had people on board ever since. (Video via European Space Agency)

That's 15 years of research, things being weird zero G, amazing views of Earth and freeze-dried space food. (Videos via NASACanadian Space AgencyRussian Federal Space AgencyJapan Aerospace Exploration Agency)

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It's also 15 years of international cooperation in space, and there are plans for at least eight more. (Video via NASA)

This video includes images from NASA.

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