'We had our bodies measured after reaching space, and wow, wow, wow, I had actually grown by as much as 9cm!
"I'm a bit anxious whether I'll fit in the Soyuz seat when I go back", he said, prompting tens of thousands of reactions on social media.
"I'm a bit relieved as I'll probably fit into the Soyuz back home", he said.
NASA scientists say astronauts can grow up to three percent taller while in space or around five centimetres for someone 1.8 metres high. Kanai had better think short thoughts and spend some time pushing his head against the ISS walls to try and squash himself back down a bit. The country's first astronauts, the legendary Mercury Seven crew including John Glenn and Alan Shepard, were all under 182cm - any more would be too much inside the claustrophobic Mercury capsule.
He joined Commander Anton Shkaplerov of Roscosmos and flight engineer Scott Tingle of Nasa, who docked their Soyuz spacecraft about 250 miles (400 km) above Earth at 8.39am GMT on December 19, 2017.
The phenomenon of astronauts growing due to the low gravity of space is well known and they do return to their normal height upon their return.
"Nine centimetres is a lot, but it is possible, knowing that every human body is different", Libby Jackson of the UK Space Agency told BBC News. Later recruits could exceed that limit in the space shuttle program, though some flirted with the restriction among the celestial bodies.
Astronaut Scott Kelly returned to Earth after a year in space to find that he was two inches taller than his own twin brother, NASA said.
An exam of John Phillips, an astronaut on the ISS in 2005, determined that the backs of his eyes were flatter and pushed his retinas forward. His vision later improved to 20/50 and remained there, even years later.
And yet, some dangers will always be present and risks only reduced, chief among them radiation from the sun and galactic cosmic rays.
Earth's magnetic field helps protect humans from the sun's radiation. But that isn't true for space, or for Mars.
Scarbrough, who has been overshadowed at times this season by RB Damien Harris, carried the ball just four times against Georgia. He would then sit in a suite and watch the game from a new luxury box from inside one of the newest stadiums in all of sports.
The screen is touch-enabled and works with HP's Tilt Pen, though it's not clear if the pen is included or sold separately. The HP Pavilion Wave brings Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa to Windows 10 - one of the first PCs to do so.
Lamar and Tiffith will collaborate with Coogler directly in the creation of music specific to the needs of the film. Earlier in the week, buzz developed over Top Dawg and Kendrick Lamar getting nabbed for the Marvel Studios project.
But the cryptocurrency remains extremely volatile, routinely moving up and down by over $1,000 within hours. Regarding those comments now - he says "I regret making them" in an interview on Fox Business .
Production of the EMotion is expected to begin toward the end of 2019, with pricing starting just under $130,000. Fisker says the EMotion will be built in the US and that it will announce its factory location later this year.
The most dramatic came on an 80-yard touchdown catch by Mecole Hardman, as he spun away from the defense to extend Georgia's lead. But Saban took 13 fewer seasons to hit the mark, which will surely be a bullet point in the debate about coaching supremacy.
That is over 5 million more subscribers (more than 40% jump) from the last publicly reported subscriber numbers in 2016. According to the service, its users boast a median age of 31 and a median annual household income of $92,000.
Health officials are issuing a warning after it was discovered an employee who works at a West Jordan 7-Eleven has Hepatitis A . Hepatitis A is a highly contagious liver disease that can be transmitted through objects, food, drinks or sexual contact.
Jacob Eason Expected to Transfer to Washngton
Washington has the pieces in place to compete for Pac-12 titles, especially with a quarterback the caliber of Eason under center. Per NCAA transfer rules, Eason - who is not eligible for a medical-redshirt season - must sit out 2018 before he can play.
Ansari first man of Asian descent to win Globe
Ansari is also known for playing the role of Tom Haverford in NBC's " Parks and Recreation " and his standup comedy . He bested a field that included Anthony Anderson, Black-ish; Kevin Bacon, I Love Dick; William H.
Two terrorists killed in J&K's Anantnag, encounter on
Earlier, a militant was killed in an encounter with forces in the woods of Kokernag in south Kashmir district of Anantnag . The officials said that the Army opened fire when one of its camps in the area came under attack by a stone-pelting mob.
Here's what's happening on the Golden Globes
Amber Tamblyn told Glamour Magazine, "The black dress is just one gesture; there's going to be a lot going on". It's the first time The Late Night host has hosted the Golden Globes - and he didn't hold back.
Six killed, 20 injured in blast near Balochistan Assembly
The personnel were returning after completion of routine duty when the bomber detonated his explosives near their vehicle. Most deaths occurred due to the impact from ball bearings and pellets stored in the bomber's suicide jacket, said Ansari.