Douglas H. Wheelock

@Astro_Wheels

Test Pilot; NASA Astronaut: STS-120 & ISS-25; Space Station Commander; Aspiring Poet; Inspired by quiet moments, kindness and the power of the spoken word.

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Where the fertile river basin meets the desert…and where the modern meets the ancient…the pyramids and the Sphinx outside of Giza , Egypt.

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1480 days ago

Where the fertile river basin meets the desert…and where the modern meets the ancient…the pyramids and the Sphinx outside of Giza , Egypt.

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Matiastapia_s 1187 days ago

;-) thanks for your pictures.

Matiastapia_s 1187 days ago

is so big the jealous...

MRIkitty 1389 days ago

WICKED COOL! thanks so much for sharing :)

SandraAbernathy 1472 days ago

Now we can see what the ancients saw from space.

LuisaNievesIna 1476 days ago

Beautiful picture....The alleged metric relations presented by the Great Pyramid in Giza have generated numerous hypotheses about its design. Its construction has been attributed to Atlanteans, aliens, Egyptians before Cheops, or other cultures or civiliz

bufonoise 1476 days ago

Hermoso

jx0 1478 days ago

Wow, the third one is the Sphinx.

PC0101 1479 days ago

I have got a reputation to lose, but: THIS PIC IS 3 YEARS OLD.

PC0101 1479 days ago

The most recent pic of the pyramids is here: 20100528, 134755 GMT
http://twitpic.com/1triqq

PC0101 1479 days ago

Visit the pyramids: a space journey back in time. The mystery of a missing road.
Aug. 2007: http://twitpic.com/1z81zx June 2009: http://twitpic.com/1z82jd Oct. 2009: http://twitpic.com/1z82w7

awolf2105 1479 days ago

I've visited the pyramids 2 years ago and it was breathtaking.Thnx for bringing back sweet memory!

kronosthemonkey 1479 days ago

wow. it's like that's the view the aliens could've used to find the pyramids - and so easily. what unbelievably perfect placement!

hesop99 1480 days ago

wow!!! pyramids!!! amazing!

Stelygs 1480 days ago

Wow! Ancient Pyramids, seen from a space station...really impressive and evocative...it's like time travelling...

miyazakirisu 1480 days ago

I can see pyramids clearly. And surprised that pyramids are so close to the town

HimeIshida 1480 days ago

Beautiful-beautiful-beautiful!!! ^^

PC0101 1480 days ago

Hi Wheels, the date of your cameras D2X and D2XS seems to be set incorrectly. Years back!

itadorimaru 1480 days ago

Clearly see the Pyramids of Giza!

suka0421 1480 days ago

わぁ!本当にはっきり見えるんだ!!20年くらい前にエジプトに行きました。もう一度行きたいわ!ピラミッドの近くでラクダに乗ったわ。

tutahiro 1480 days ago

Thank you !