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.

“Don’t tell me that the sky is the limit, when there are footprints on the moon…”   Sure looks beautiful setting behind our blue planet, maybe one day we’ll be daring enough to go back.

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2403 days ago

“Don’t tell me that the sky is the limit, when there are footprints on the moon…” Sure looks beautiful setting behind our blue planet, maybe one day we’ll be daring enough to go back.

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yattyu912 2003 days ago

It's nice.but you are beautiful people that you had realized it is beautiful.

snerds9 2084 days ago

so beauful

Oward_Hughes_69 2084 days ago

The proof that your are not alone up there !, I would say at the best place isn't it ?

deebaby0209 2100 days ago

酷~

fantasia0819 2104 days ago

It's very awesome! !!!!!!*.*

cosmos4u 2118 days ago

Just curious: according to the metadata of this image it was taken on 6 September 2007 (and the waning crescent lunar phase would fit that date) - is it documented which Exp. 15 crew member took it?

carit0lina 2119 days ago

This is really beautiful, I would like to be there.

shiosho_chao 2119 days ago

Beautiful !!

lunch_ 2119 days ago

なんてきれいなの。

Silvinaforever 2119 days ago

Guau!!que linda!!

squall_line 2119 days ago

awsome

syu_sak 2120 days ago

月は孤独なのかな? 
それとも月は孤独じゃないのかな? 
Moon Was it lonely?
Mon Or Are not you lonely?

nebulae_silver 2120 days ago

綺麗

nimajega 2120 days ago

美しい。

momoff1096 2120 days ago

so beautiful.♥ :)

Chielie 2120 days ago

tnx

EricJFKleijssen 2120 days ago

Both space exploration and CERN/LHC are necessary to (try to) understand our very existence...

Maksym 2120 days ago

awsome

rainbow_angel77 2120 days ago

It is fantastic and beautiful. I feel so “SETAUNAI” in Japanese.

kokyjabn 2120 days ago

“Don’t tell me that the sky is the limit, when there are footprints on the moon…”