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Nasa astronauts reveal best and worst things about being in space

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Stan Love, Shannon Walker, and Jack Lousma spoke to The Sun about their time in space.

Walker said the worst thing about space is having an upset stomach after a four-day flight..

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"The first three days everyone has an upset stomach or they claim not to have an upset stomach.

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After about day four you start to see the crew doing somersaults and having a lot of fun.

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"Then when you come back [the human body] goes through the whole thing again as your body gets used to gravity again."

Love revealed that he'd suffered some bad side effects during his first days in space.

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He told The Sun: "I got really dehydrated and I didn’t have much of an appetite for the first few days.

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"Actually, my flight was only two weeks long on Shuttle, and during that time, I blew off all my exercise because I figured it was two weeks

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and I wasn't going to die but I lost eight pounds of muscle and it took me two months to get it back after landing.

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"So if you’re going to space, do your exercise."

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