Mission specialist on STS-74 and performed multiple EVAs on STS-100. Currently training as the commander of Expedition 35.
Studying EVA today - will be 6 hrs underwater Wednesday in the Neutral Buoyancy Lab, training for potential spacewalk tasks
Headed to SpaceX today, to Train a Dragon: http://goo.gl/ef9T.
Photographer in a vacuum - training to take pictures on a spacewalk. Camera & flash need blankets
Spacewalking glove - like a hockey glove crossed with a balloon. Really stiff to wear. Note the wrist mirror.
Landing a T-38 on the Shuttle runway, view from the final turn. VAB and Discovery visible.
Sokhol suit - blue thing on my chest is the pressure regulator; straps inhibit ballooning
in the Soyuz seat wearing the Sokhol pressure suit - not much leg room
the Soyuz toilet - use is self-explanatory
Soyuz spaceship docked to ISS, Tokyo harbour and Mt. Fuji below - a view worth studying for
Soyuz Joystick - designed to fly manual Re-Entries wearing a pressure suit
Space Station is a complex place to work robots in 3D. The sky is so jet black.
How to measure the distance to the Space Station? Laser binoculars and a leather helmet.
Sim today with Roman Yurievich Romanenko - my Soyuz and ISS crewmate. Excellent!
The Soyuz could land anywhere on Earth in an emergency - my crewmates practice winter survival.
Final exam tomorrow on Soyuz rendezvous, the antennae look like this.
Skating over history - Red Square and the Kremlin today
Yuri Gagarin, standing in the cold at Star City. When he flew I was nearly 2.
Soyuz re-entry display - the curve shows time vs speed during descent
Back in the saddle today! (rendezvous/docking runs in the Soyuz sim)
Greece at night - from the ISS. Eratosthenes would have loved this view!
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