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How do you clip your nails and play guitar in space?

Also: What’s the hardest thing about being in charge of the ISS. Commander Chris Hadfield tells all…
Jan 23rd 2013, 9:54 AM 2,863 2

HOW DO YOU cut your fingernails in zero gravity so that you can play your guitar?

Commander Chris Hadfield, who’s currently living on the International Space Station has gone in front of the camera to explain how:

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And look, he really does like playing guitar. He plays a tiny one during this live chat with 820 students from his hometown in Ontario.

He also explains what the coolest thing he’s seen in space is, and what the hardest thing about being in charge of the ISS is. (The guitar playing segment comes at around 11.05):

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