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Astronaut Kjell Lindgren Visits Children's Hospital

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)- A NASA astronaut visited kids at the Children's Hospital in Aurora on Friday.

Kjell Lindgren graduated from the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

Last year, he spent five months aboard the International Space Station.

Astronaut Kjell Lindgren visits Children's Hospital (credit: CBS)

The kids had a lot of questions for him, including what does space look like?

"The crazy, cool view that I get from the International Space Station that the astronauts and the cosmonauts get to see from space is looking down at the Earth. It's absolutely beautiful to look down at the Earth and even if you go over the same place a couple of times, it's always different," said Lindgren.

The kids also asked Lindgren what he ate in space and how astronauts shower in the International Space Station.

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