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.

Time to light ‘em up!  Love being back in the cockpit…I feel at home there.  When the afterburners are lit and the runway is dropping away behind me…it is sweet poetry...

"I fly because it releases my mind from the tyranny of petty things."   ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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930 days ago

Time to light ‘em up! Love being back in the cockpit…I feel at home there. When the afterburners are lit and the runway is dropping away behind me…it is sweet poetry...

"I fly because it releases my mind from the tyranny of petty things." ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery


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PC0101 930 days ago

Going on a night flight? Delivering mail? :-)