• Question: How do you sleep in the night because you might float around?

    Asked by kierand8 on 11 Jan 2016. This question was also asked by baylienthealien24, BB-8, unfledgedpit739, iaaukadmin, saphireroks, katie12.
    • Photo: Steve Price

      Steve Price answered on 11 Jan 2016:

      The astronauts sleep in something that looks like a sleeping bag. It is strapped to the wall and they are strapped in as well.
      Otherwise, as you suggested, they be floating around.

    • Photo: Claudie Haignere

      Claudie Haignere answered on 1 Feb 2016:

      Steve is right, in a sleeping bed hanging on a wall, with horizontal straps fixed on the wall. Inside the sleeping bed, I was more comfortable in a coiled position, curled up with the sensation of pressure on the soft tissues, to find sleep