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Astronauts offer advice on keeping calm (and carrying on) amid coronavirus outbreak

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEMarch 20, 2020, 3:38 PM UTC / Source: Space.comBy Elizabeth Howell, Space.comA typical astronaut knows a lot about carrying on in high-risk circumstances, even in isolation. Learning how to cope with these circumstances is new to most of us during this novel coronavirus outbreak. But for astronauts, working in small groups under duress is what they are trained for.Several astronauts offered comforting words on Twitter this week as countries around the world asked citizens to stay at home and closed schools and businesses to slow the spread of the coronavirus.Not all of the astronauts' tweets mention coronav ...