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
Neutral Bouyancy Run preparation with two of my favorite (and most beautiful)girls in the whole wide world!
Suit-up Room in Astronaut Crew Quarters at KSC. Suit Techs do a great job ensuring we are properly bundled up! #FB
Exiting from Slidewire Basket #1. Steph, Naoko and I go in 1; Rick/Dottie in 2; Dex/Mash in 3.
On our backs in the middeck; ready for the practice launch countdown! #FB
Crew at the 195' level on Pad A at our countdown test. Wind chill was below freezing that day!
Enjoying time w/KSC folks at KARS Park 2 during out Countdown Test week. Awesome folks who do outstanding work!
Son's message/art...pretty good for a 10 year old. Now he's 13 and 6'1" tall!!! They grow up too fast for me!
Finally saw my daughter's pre-flight Exp 15 message while at Cape this week. Brought tears to my eyes. She was 6 then
Stack shadow against Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB)during roll to pad last Tuesday. Impressive!
Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test (TCDT): we even practice walking out and looking good! We are ready!
"...he'll be comin' round the mountain, when she comes!!!"
Close up of a professional M-113 tank driver! Mario Andretti eat your heart out!
Tank Wrangler from Nebraska! Look out all those who drive slowly in the fast lane!!!
Husker Fans; A&M vs. NU, fall 2007, look in lower left corner. Can you see it?
One of my favorite shots from Expedition 15; I got lucky on this day!
Orbiter Discovery lifted to attach to External Tank and Solid Rocket Boosters! What a feat of engineering!!!
How about this one? Geography of the world not my strong suit, so encouraging help from the world of Twitter!
Anybody know where this is? Took it on Exp 15; need some help you geniuses out there!
Post sim bday party. Princess, you ask?...long story. Ref: Princess & Pea; Old buttocks tires after long sim on hard seat!
Checking torque on battery bolts on ISS P6 structure. Will do this on orbit on our first spacewalk. Nice hat, huh?
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