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MSNBC: “Mark Kelly blasts off with new kids’ book”

Retired astronaut Mark Kelly joins Morning Joe to discuss his new children’s book ‘Astrotwins: Project Blastoff,’ which is based on his childhood with his twin brother Scott.

CBS: “Gabby Giffords speaks four years into her recovery”

Ex-Arizona congresswoman was targeted, while she was still in office, during assassination attempt that killed six others in January 2011; she and her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, talked to CBS News’ Lee Cowan about their life today, her recovery, and their future

CBS News: “Twin astronauts prep for year-long mission”

There are 2.25 million sets of twins living in the U.S., but there is exactly one pair of identical twin astronauts — Mark and Scott Kelly. As NASA looks toward an eventual three-year-long round-trip to Mars, the Kelly brothers have become key to figuring out how to prepare for and protect the human body during lengthy trips in space, reports CBS News correspondent Don Dahler.

New York Times: “A Study of Twins, Separated by Orbit”

When Scott Kelly returns to space next year, he will be taking part in what may be the most far-flung twin study of all time.

Democrat and Chronicle: “Gabrielle Giffords, Mark Kelly inspire RIT crowd”

Retired Navy Capt. and U.S. astronaut Mark Kelly always thought his job — which included 39 carrier-based combat missions in Operation Desert Storm — was more dangerous than his wife’s.

NBC San Diego Capt. “Mark Kelly Speaks at Brain Injury Conference”

Retired astronaut and Navy Capt. Mark Kelly was in town Saturday to deliver a keynote speech at a brain injury conference in Carlsbad. Kelly spoke at 4 p.m. at the annual Brain Injury Rehabilitation Conference at the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort located on Grand Pacific Drive. The conference brings together leading brain injury experts to discuss the latest research and advances in the field.