You’re Able To Stay Connected
While you might think it’s hard to stay connected while you’re flying around in space, the fact of the matter was there were plenty of ways for people on the Space Station to stay connected. Kelly even talked about something that was happening the day after he returned to Earth.
It Affected His Appetite
Spending almost a year in space had a profound effect on his appetite apparently. After spending 342 days eating freeze dried food, he asked for a banana on his first day back. He managed to only eat half the banana.