Apr 8 2013 3:30pm

Can You Cry in Space? ISS Commander Chris Hadfield Has the Answer

Commander Hadfield ISS cry in space

Over on, astronaut and International Space Station Commander Chris Hadfield recently fielded a question about whether you can cry in space. (Short answer? ONLY IF YOUR HEART IS BROKEN BY KELSEY.) Watch as he simulates what happens to tears when the sight of the Earth rotating beneath you is just too beautiful to bear.

There you have it. Without gravity we are all just cartoons waiting to happen. Check out more of Commander Hadfield’s answers over on

Stubby the Rocket is the mascot of Stubby isn't crying, it just has a piece of asteroid in its eye. No, seriously, Stubby isn't crying. That asteroid created some serious decompression and shit is crazy right now.

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Lisamarie LiGreci-Newton
1. Lisamarie
I was so hoping that they would float around as little sparklies. It actually looks kind of gross, haha.

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