Crazy fun US (retired) Astronaut/consultant. Future author (Dec.), help w/STEM, S Media Q&A/space, love NASA, inventor of Twitpic POTD! http://t.co/0dv6eqVNaa
We almost had to land STS-131 here! Enlarge to find the "Batwing!"
Can you identify this one? You may be able to see me eating beignets with my wife! From E15...
North and South Platte Rivers meet near North Platte, NE and Lake McConaughy. Sand Hills to north/left.
My home town of Ashland, just across the Platte River at the southern "bend." From E15 "stash" of pics.
"Bubble Boy"...one of the neatest demos of surface tension on or off the planet!
Elkhorn and West Point, NE, for my friend in Sugarland, Texas...nah, nah, na, nah, na! ;0)
For my friends in the great NW U.S....Mt Ranier looking south to St. Helens! From Expedition 15.
Richat Structure, Mauritania...so interesting in the rings and colors...don't you agree?
Gibbous Moonset as viewed from the Russian Docking Module CO-1 on ISS Expedition 15.
Salt ponds near the Sea of Azov and Zatoka Syvash as viewed from ISS during Expedition 15.
Who can tell me where this is? Do you need a "minute" or have you "made" your decision?
For Benjamin...if you work hard and dream big, maybe one day you can see this!?? Go for it dude!
Finally! For my friend Ellie in Friendswood; Cyprus from 215 miles up. ESA's Columbus module to the right. A few clouds, but a good shot!
Another fantastic shot of STS-131 from Michael Sibbernsen of Nebraska Spacegrant.
From Michael Sibbernsen of Nebraska Spacegrant via friend J. Dunn. Awesome shot!
Memories of Expedition 15, as I do my 2.5 hour pressure check of my Russian Sokol Space Suit. Painful for a six footer!
Me with two celebrities! Can you name them?
Another shot during our "private" tour of Discovery!
Pre-Launch tour of Discovery with my wife...a wonderful prelude to an awesome mission.
KSC Launch Pads A and B. Look closely and you can see the SLF and VAB (complete with shadow!).
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