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Japanese astronaut grew by 9cm in height aboard the ISS

Daily Mail - Science & tech

A Japanese astronaut says he has grown by 3.5 inches (nine cm) in height during the past three weeks aboard the International Space Station.


Japanese astronaut who suggested he might not fit in capsule to get home him from space admits to 'fake news'

The Independent - Tech

A Japanese astronaut who caused worldwide concern after announcing he had stretched out and might not fit in his return capsule has clarified that he is fine.



Astronaut sorry for saying he grew 3.5 inches in space

Daily Mail - Science & tech

A Japanese astronaut has apologised for wrongly claiming he has grown 3.5 inches (9cm) since arriving at the International Space Station (ISS) three weeks ago.


Tall tale: Japanese astronaut aboard International Space Station sorry for 'fake news' growth spurt

The Japan Times

A Japanese astronaut has sparked hilarity back on Earth after he claimed to have grown 9 centimeters in space, making him worried he would not squeeze into the capsule home.