Douglas H. Wheelock


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.

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Colonel Dimitri Kondratiev (Russian Air Force), backup Soyuz Commander, and I arriving at the Cosmonaut Museum.

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On a walk in quarantine, along the tree-lined 'Alley of Cosmonauts', on a bluff overlooking the Syr Darya River.

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In Baikonur, suited in our 'Sokol' spacesuits. Ready for our 'fit check' and first look at our Soyuz spacecraft.

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Crew poster honoring great moments in U.S.-Russian partnership; 'Meeting at the Elbe' and 'Apollo-Soyuz'. 11 days!

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"Wheels-in-a-Can"...last day in Star City...going to miss the trees and solitude. T-13 days...and counting...

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Our visit to Red Square and the Kremlin on Memorial Day. Exams stop...Baikonur!

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