NASA astronaut Christina Koch returned to Earth on February 6 after spending 328 days on the International Space Station (ISS). Data from her trip will help NASA understand how different people are affected by space travel.
Author: Monique Conrod
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The Nobel Prize is one of the biggest prizes in the world.
Dr. Strickland will share the prize with Dr. Gérard Mourou of France and Dr. Arthur Ashkin of the United States.
All three scientists won for their work creating tiny (miniature) tools using lasers.
The prize is $1.28 million. It will be divided among the three scientists. Half the money will go to Dr. Ashkin. Dr. Strickland and Dr. Mourou will share the other half.