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.

Physics demonstration for the day - ’vis viva’ (the living force)!  Atlantis at the speed of sound - straight up!  Newton – Descartes – Leibniz – Einstein…wish they could witness this ‘energy’.

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Physics demonstration for the day - ’vis viva’ (the living force)! Atlantis at the speed of sound - straight up! Newton – Descartes – Leibniz – Einstein…wish they could witness this ‘energy’.

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TUNAPUNA 1193 days ago

Wonderful Shot !!!!!

kolodiedealmeid 1194 days ago

espéro que todos nóis ficamos vivo de sua ''energia'' boa viagem no espaço e boa sórte vcs

lindaleigh 1224 days ago

Amazing !!! Not just the energy, but also the courage and benefits...TY for your dedication :)

mikiheft 1236 days ago

Whoaaaaal!

AnalogFolk 1240 days ago

Is that during the sonic boom???

SuzeeToo 1252 days ago

WOWOWOWOWOWOWOW!!!

ernestlv 1252 days ago

it's like it's going into a wormhole to other dimension!

ko2ri 1252 days ago

Amazing! Tooooo fast!! Soooo energetic!!

Starbuckhelo 1252 days ago

sweet........

TheElishaMeitor 1252 days ago

this is beautiful.

Kickalien 1252 days ago

Wow, great shot! ... powerful and stable!

da_in_nm 1252 days ago

Fabulous

AnaMSanPer 1252 days ago

Increíble! precioso

STfangirl 1252 days ago

Fantasztikusan gyönyörű - és egy kicsit félelmetes is ;-))

mehere01 1252 days ago

WOW! Now THAT'S something!!!!!

TheHeathernaut 1252 days ago

Great shot!

Daniel_Craig 1252 days ago

Fantastic shot!

resilient_1 1252 days ago

Always been fascinated by this effect. Kind of cool watching via ET camera as well.

Magica_D 1252 days ago

How I like this!

MANDI28 1252 days ago

Thats totally AMAZE!!!!!!!! It looks like the top is missing! :/