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.

Glamour Shot from space! Working on some scheduled maintenance in the Space Station bathroom compartment…not highly desirable work, but critically important. Sasha, the ISS Commander called my name and took this shot of me ‘living the dream’!

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2248 days ago

Glamour Shot from space! Working on some scheduled maintenance in the Space Station bathroom compartment…not highly desirable work, but critically important. Sasha, the ISS Commander called my name and took this shot of me ‘living the dream’!

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MRIkitty 2167 days ago

It's a dirty job, but someone has to do it!

PC0101 2213 days ago

Finally revealed: behind-the-scene details of this pic in Shannon’s blog entry of July 30: http://blogs.chron.com/inorbit/

lisadiscover 2241 days ago

Even the most beautiful experiences have their thorns. :)

Furoshikiman 2244 days ago

なんだかかっこ悪い・・・なんて言っちゃあいけませんよね。人間トイレが無くては生きてゆけませぬ。

tom_1020_kai 2245 days ago

罰ゲームで拉致監禁された人にも見えます ^^
お掃除中(お仕事中)なのに、ごめんなさい
 

eleemylove 2246 days ago

Call the work " maintenance" not " cleaning"! Aha!

PC0101 2246 days ago

Taking a shower in zero-g in the ISS. Here you can read how it works: http://science.howstuffworks.com/bathroom-in-space.htm

PC0101 2246 days ago

Every helping hand is welcome. Travelling to the workplace is at your own expense ….

PC0101 2246 days ago

Such shots are in these galleries: http://spaceflight1.nasa.gov/gallery/images/station/index.html Presently exped. 24

jonasan38 2246 days ago

if you don't mind,may I help you?

manekimie 2246 days ago

宇宙でもトイレ掃除当番。。新幹線のお掃除おばちゃんだった母と同じ位、尊敬します。

hunnybee1926 2246 days ago

メンテナンスもしてるなんて、宇宙飛行士の方はすごいですね。

twganyma 2246 days ago

宇宙飛行士はなんでもできなくてはいけないのですね そして生産物は地上にもってくるのでしょうね たいへんだあ

atemely 2247 days ago

"Nothing that enters one from outside can defile that person; but the things that come out from within are what defile." [Mk 7:15]

yururii 2247 days ago

"living the dream" !!! :D

3rdAg19 2247 days ago

What spec is state-of-the-art ToiletPaper?

ruins66 2247 days ago

Excellent! Thank u for sharing a rare image of ISS. Would love to c more behind the scene shots.

pie_jesu28 2247 days ago

こういう仕事も必要なんですね。私たちは表舞台しか知らないし、大変さが改めて分かりました。

acupun2 2247 days ago

“Not highly desirable work,but critically important”works wll read us peace each other. ん~nn?

civihy 2247 days ago

業者を呼ぶことできないから自分達でやるんですね。