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Entertainment: How do they spend their free time?

The astronauts spend their leisure time by reading their favorite books, listening to music, and looking at the Earth.

The astronauts can bring some of their own belongings with them. They can spend their leisure time in the same way that they would on Earth by reading their favorite books, listening to music, etc..

Also, since the Earth and stars that they're able to see from the Space Shuttle's windows are so beautiful, the astronauts will spend their time by enjoying the view and taking pictures.

In the International Space Station, they can watch DVD movies and, once a week, they're able to talk with their families.

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View of the Earth from the window (upper left)

View of Scorpius from the window (upper right)

Astronaut Chiaki Mukai looking at the Earth (lower right)

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