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.

It is the season for viewing Polar Mesospheric Clouds, and with our high beta-angle we were able to capture this thin layer of noctilucent clouds at sunset.

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1791 days ago

It is the season for viewing Polar Mesospheric Clouds, and with our high beta-angle we were able to capture this thin layer of noctilucent clouds at sunset.

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Daniel_Craig 1642 days ago

You´re a lucky guy. Thanks for sharing this beautiful sunrise shot.

Lordenkidu 1644 days ago

te felicito men tus fotos son las mejores gtracias por el aporte

MRIkitty 1703 days ago

Breathtaking!

ormochana 1704 days ago

WOW...

yukariln 1712 days ago

omg

RichardKorona 1713 days ago

oh my GOD!!! , , , , chicos visitenlo!

cheniscute1 1715 days ago

I'm astounded

_daymontenegro 1718 days ago

criação.......

osamumaster 1730 days ago

Dazzling!! Time sure does fly....

Pilot1Bill 1742 days ago

Doug, Did you take this from your UH-1H Helicopter? Hahaaa!!! It is simply amazing--and breathtaking! Thanks for sharing. Regards Bill Atwood

Sherry_Foster 1763 days ago

Beautiful shot thank you for sharing....

hitokirimathias 1770 days ago

amazing!!thank you for the great pic!!!!! the best image!!!!!

ailson_santana 1777 days ago

Fantástico !

kisaroom 1777 days ago

amazing!!thank you for the great pic^^

PC0101 1779 days ago

A pic of that series is explained in full detail here: http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=44488

cecilamor 1779 days ago

gorgeous morning or sunset simply gorgeous thank you for sharing this with us!!!

kai_alex 1782 days ago

i can't breathe..

acupun2 1783 days ago

Wow,I can cotinue ♫ walking in the air ! " My best regards to my snow man as Astro_Wheels.

Rosaim 1783 days ago

Que belíssima imagem *.*

janeybuttons 1784 days ago

this is the stuff of pink floyd