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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Happy 4th of July! Celebrating Independence Day morning in the Russian ‘Service Module’, the ISS Command Post. Photo of Yuri Gagarin with a white dove hangs on the passageway. So proud to be part of this peaceful effort in space. Ad Astra!

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1468 days ago

Happy 4th of July! Celebrating Independence Day morning in the Russian ‘Service Module’, the ISS Command Post. Photo of Yuri Gagarin with a white dove hangs on the passageway. So proud to be part of this peaceful effort in space. Ad Astra!

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MRIkitty 1389 days ago

you do the RED, WHITE & BLUE proud!!

lisadiscover 1463 days ago

You look great!

PC0101 1466 days ago

Mentioned in the caption: Yuri Gagarin.

creativecupid 1467 days ago

floating in INDEPENDENCE

CarieMarie1963 1467 days ago

Who is the gentleman in the photo in the background?

Stelygs 1467 days ago

To the Stars! Space seems to be the brightest expression of mutual respect, perfect cooperation, and great achievements, as a result. Would be nice if it were taken as an example from everyone of us earthbound down here ;) Happy 4th of July!

Piryotalo 1467 days ago

Happy Fourth of July, a long holiday!

STfangirl 1467 days ago

Happy 4th to all of you! :-) Do you love country music? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WGz_xSSgjY0

sacracco 1467 days ago

Thank you for always being nice to me.

cacau304 1467 days ago

Great pic! ;o)

PC0101 1467 days ago

Presently, near miss of Progress supply ship. Second attempt scheduled.

PC0101 1467 days ago

Usually transporters bring such surprises for these occasions.

beamoore61 1468 days ago

AWESOME!!!

cinderellawai 1468 days ago

Peace and freedom for the whole world, hope one day we can work together like you in space.

sacracco 1468 days ago

Happy 4th of July to you, too! Do you have anything special to celebrate this special day in space? I hope you have a great time!

keno_2013 1468 days ago

feliz 4 de de julio

suka0421 1468 days ago

Happy 4th July! It is great history in all.

AnitaKokoreva 1468 days ago

Omg!You look so good in this pic!!!Love it! Happy 4Th!!! :)