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 Space Shuttle Discovery awaits release on her final voyage. We’ll be watching closely from the International Space Station. Godspeed to the crew ...God’s grace to our Launch Control and Mission Control teams. Go Discovery! We’ll leave the light on for you!   - Wheels, Shannon, Scott, Fyodor, Sasha, and Oleg.

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1544 days ago

The Space Shuttle Discovery awaits release on her final voyage. We’ll be watching closely from the International Space Station. Godspeed to the crew ...God’s grace to our Launch Control and Mission Control teams. Go Discovery! We’ll leave the light on for you! - Wheels, Shannon, Scott, Fyodor, Sasha, and Oleg.

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Daniel_Craig 1525 days ago

Fantastic photo!

Sorina15 1527 days ago

Have a good flight back home...Good luck to you and your collegues....from Romania:-)

steveperry4ever 1528 days ago

Awesome!

heyitslizbeth 1528 days ago

nice photo

Rebecca_Surreal 1528 days ago

Great !

gerrycgc 1530 days ago

Fabulous!

Alexn500 1530 days ago

Starting... the most amazing experience!!! nice pictures, congratulations!!!

CassianoBarreto 1531 days ago

isso é umais que uma maquina do futoro leva pro univerço pacial

camilidad 1531 days ago

AMAZING ♥

USNERDOC 1541 days ago

God Speed Discovery! Thank you for your service to our incredible space program.

PC0101 1542 days ago

Discovery FROM (not IN) space is here: http://bit.ly/bjQoTQ Have a look!

ThaitChogdee 1542 days ago

i want to visit there once

erin1650 1543 days ago

Very cool! I saw Challenger in person...tragic. I'm nervous everytime I see a launch because of that awful day. May Discovery and her crew travel safely!

serrananaif 1543 days ago

hermoso increíble avance impensable desde mi querido y estudioso país Uruguay el mejor

ko2ri 1543 days ago

cooool pic!!

STfangirl 1543 days ago

I was wrong... :-(

a_cup_of_sea 1544 days ago

Launch was delayed.Who said"NO-GO"? I think"IT IS HERSELF". I wait…while she looks back on past memories on the 39A.

PC0101 1544 days ago

Seriously: U can send your name to MARS (on a microchip on the Mars Science Lab rover heading to Mars in 2011) Here: http://bit.ly/2Bt6oh

PC0101 1544 days ago

Launch will be no earlier than Nov. 30 (2010, I hope). Astronauts returned to Houston (by airplane). Sorry for all who lost a bet ….

bonapatricia 1544 days ago

happy landing! :)