When Does a New Year Start On-orbit?

New Year's Eve in Space, Slate

"Last week a Russian spacecraft ferried three astronauts to the International Space Station to join the two who had been manning it since October. The crew took Christmas Day off to share meals together. What about celebrating New Year's--how do you pick the right moment when you're hurtling through time zones at 17,500 miles per hour?"

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