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VIDEO: You Asked, and Atlantis Astronauts Answered

Readers from Campbell, Los Altos and Mountain View Patch sent questions by email and Facebook, and here's what we found out.

Did you know that one of the food options for astronauts in the International Space Station includes dehydrated rice and beans?

That's what Patch found out, thanks to questions sent in by readers for the four-member crew of the . They flew in NASA's of the space shuttle program and visited the Ames Research Center on Monday.

In the time allotted for questions during the press conference, Patch asked questions sent in by Campbell reader Lee Balki, Los Altos' Julie and Mountain View reader Ernest Aguayo to Commander Chris Ferguson, Pilot Doug Hurley and Mission Specialist Sandra Magnus.

How do astronauts wash their hair? Listen to Magnus' response!

Thanks to all who sent questions!

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