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When asked if there was anyone other than his brother he’d like to fly with in space, Mark Kelly responded: “If it wasn’t so dangerous? My kids and my wife and my brother all at once. But this flying in space stuff is a risky proposition. So I wouldn’t let my kids do it, not at their current age.”

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AP writers Seth Borenstein in Washington and Amanda Lee Myers in Phoenix and video producer Tom Ritchie in Washington contributed to this report.

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