Mission specialist on STS-74 and performed multiple EVAs on STS-100. Currently training as the commander of Expedition 35.
The training territory of Star City is surrounded by a wall - with bilingual graffiti
The Soyuz has 3 seats - this is what I see from mine on the left.
Here's what it looks like for an astronaut to climb into the Soyuz sim - note the checklists
In the Soyuz sim - fits like a glove!
The Soyuz simulator - today I'm studying the television system for docking and downlink
Cold Fall rain, walking to class in Star City.
They're re-doing the parade square in front of the Centrifuge at Star City
The pond in Star City, which once reflected back a young Yuri Gagarin.
Pavilion Lake underwater robot looking at Arctic climate change: http://goo.gl/iTmA
Snow! The view out the window of my Soyuz Motion Control classroom.
In Star City, Russia - buy some groceries, have lunch, a quick nap, and then time to study.
On the ground in Moscow, cold enough to see my breath. Driving to Star City.
Our Airbus is holding over Moscow - we're too early as a result of a tailwind over the Himalayas.
The mosque is full, very warm and humid, with the sound of thousands of cameras.
The Bride - Dr. Halina Mohd Yunos
Sheikh Muszaphar's wedding - he just entered the giant mosque, near Kuala Lumpur
At the Canadian Association of Malaysia Thanksgiving Ball.
with Malaysian high school students
ASE Congress opened here in Malaysia this morning - fascinating cultural crossroads
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