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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The beauty of Italy, on a clear summer night, stretching out into the Mediterranean Sea. You can see many of the beautiful islands lit up and adorning the coastline including Capri, Sicily, and Malta. The city of Naples and Mt. Vesuvius stand out along the coast. Viva Esperia!

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1468 days ago

The beauty of Italy, on a clear summer night, stretching out into the Mediterranean Sea. You can see many of the beautiful islands lit up and adorning the coastline including Capri, Sicily, and Malta. The city of Naples and Mt. Vesuvius stand out along the coast. Viva Esperia!

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ferneylugo 1167 days ago

wowo beautiful......

PC0101 1167 days ago

Rome is not in this scene, just out of frame in the bottom right corner.

_jkl_jkl 1167 days ago

Italian Bear :) -- Napoli, Roma, and Promontorio del Gargano in bottom right corner

Jettstarrs 1246 days ago

It looks like a boot! :))

Karnam_vj 1250 days ago

awesome....i loved it

onthebrightzide 1375 days ago

look like a dog !_!

madycano 1379 days ago

really beautiful

GeraldinedeJB 1379 days ago

this photo is great

Rhinebow 1437 days ago

Thanks for the pictures. Is there an archive that is publicly available?

MichaelGenGroup 1438 days ago

Nice pic of my birthplace !

Dawni2 1439 days ago

WOW!!!

ic_nan 1442 days ago

The really beauty of Italy ,, wowww it's land in my dream - if not u , i still don't see this beauty pic

tagamri 1444 days ago

Wonderful photo. Nice view of the Mediterranean. I'm from Ghajnsielem Gozo (in the island of Malta)

cobRadaRt 1445 days ago

alla faccia dei leghisti.. t y astro_wheels

Planck1777 1446 days ago

bella foto, thanks Astro Wheels !!

RichardKorona 1448 days ago

The boot to the other way around!!!

LeoHangover 1448 days ago

Thank you from italy! :)

giac1960 1449 days ago

thank you from Italy .-)

novalnd 1449 days ago

thank You -thank You and Thank You...

vtumminelli 1449 days ago

Thanks, Douglas, for this wonderful gift! I'm from Palermo, Sicily and this picture is fantastic!