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.

The approaching dawn... the aurora borealis... the cities awakening to a new day collide to make this masterpiece. "And, while with silent lifting mind I've trod
the high untresspassed sanctity of space, put out my hand and touched the face of God."

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The approaching dawn... the aurora borealis... the cities awakening to a new day collide to make this masterpiece. "And, while with silent lifting mind I've trod
the high untresspassed sanctity of space, put out my hand and touched the face of God."

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Daniel_Craig 1459 days ago

Doug, you´re a genius! Thanks for this amazing photo.

Mellowswan 1463 days ago

Awesome!

madycano 1464 days ago

woow love it

shabbyboutique1 1467 days ago

wow !! thats so beautiful ! thankyou !

ToEljure 1474 days ago

Amazing!

_JesusFanatic_ 1478 days ago

I love that quote! Who is it from? It's a perfect fit for this beautiful picture. :)

Earthorbitscape 1480 days ago

Wowww, this is special!!

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camiloleandro 1482 days ago

GOD exists! "The heavens declare the glory of God; the firmament shows His handiwork" Psalm19:1

christopherhalo 1484 days ago

These pictures draw me God's presence. God's hand is seen -- not unseen.

PC0101 1484 days ago

Such pics are in this gallery: http://bit.ly/cJapbp pages 22 and 25. Particularly funny pic here: http://bit.ly/c8qluE

PC0101 1484 days ago

Christchurch http://twitpic.com/2m0h45, Lake Wakatipu http://twitpic.com/2l6arx NZ from Wheels: Bank’s peninsula http://twitpic.com/2nta2s For more just tweet!

SusannaSpeier 1484 days ago

Stunning. Thank you.

KylieJoanMoore 1485 days ago

hey could ya post some pics of you guys doing cool stuff with the antigravity??

KylieJoanMoore 1485 days ago

I am humbled by her beauty too

chrisgpix 1485 days ago

Amazing pictures, Would love to see what New Zealand (my home country) looks like from space.

cb46184 1485 days ago

at least a hundred things I've not dreamed of!

1islandearth 1486 days ago

Thanks PC0101!

karen1412_ 1486 days ago

recently found your twitter, and your photos are really amazing

PC0101 1487 days ago

A NASA video showing a sunrise from the ISS over Australia is here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxwN4PQe51g