Ron Garan


Husband, Father, Social Entrepreneur, Author of The Orbital Perspective. Occasionally Spend Time in Low Earth Orbit or on the Bottom of the Ocean. #TheKeyIsWe

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prior to walking to the bus for the pad #nasa

Live from Baikonur: Tminus 4hrs 45min pre-launch midnight snack #nasa

Live from Baikonur: Tminus 6hrs 1min receives the preflight blessing #nasa

Crew about to walk out of quarantine for the preflight blessing #nasa

Live from Baikonur Tminus 6hrs 20min After some cosmonaut traditions crew signs their quarantine doors #nasa

Live from Baikonur: Tminus 6hrs 50min sending out last emails from his quarantine room #NASA

Live from Baikonur T-Minus 7hrs 30min Exp25 Pre-flight meal

Live from Baikonur This just in is up from his nap Standby for more exciting news

10 hours from launch enjoying last bit of sunshine & fresh air for next 6 months

Where Sasha, Oleg + will be sitting tomorrow! Launch set for 1810:32 CDT Watch on #NASA TV

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Oct 5th 2010 (2 days prior to launch) The Soyuz Rocket rolls to the launch pad #NASA

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Oct 5th (2 days prior to launch) Now at the launch pad the Soyuz Rocket is almost ready to go #NASA

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At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan in front of the "Business End" of the Soyuz Rocket #NASA

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Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan: What quarantine looks like

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Arrived in Baikonur: Some of our Welcoming Committee on our police escorted trip to quarantine #NASA

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Russian pre-flight tradition: laying flowers @ Yuri Gagarin + Sergei Korolev’s tombs What an honor!

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The Prime + Backup Expedition 25 crews in Red Square after meeting the Commission #NASA

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Last Night in Cologne before heading to Star City Russia

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EMU fit check (Squeezing 8 lbs of ham in a 5lb bag)

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Spacewalk spacesuit check w/ my STS-124/Exp-27/28 space suit engineer Joel Silva 1 of the best in the business

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