(NEWS CENTER) - The MORNING REPORT had the opportunity to talk LIVE with Maine astronaut Chris Cassidy last week.
He's currently working aboard the International Space Station with another American, a Canadian and three Cosmonauts.
Cassidy took the first ever six hour flight from the earth to the space station and discussed with us why it was better to get there fast.
He also talked about life aboard the space station and his daily routines.
Chris Cassidy and Dr. Tom Marshburn showed us how they deal with floating all the time and what's ahead for them.
To learn more about the mision check out nasa.gov