Mission specialist on STS-74 and performed multiple EVAs on STS-100. Currently training as the commander of Expedition 35.
Measuring astronaut intelligence - a match and remember memory test we do on-orbit for cognitive assessment
Our band opened last night for country singer Clint Black in Conroe, TX. Great fun!
the new 3D videocamera - training today on how to get good 3D video while on Space Station. What would be fun?
Russian Space Can Opener - new from the spaceship manufacturer Energia. Note the ring, to clip on a tether
Station is falling! We fire thrusters to push it higher; on Wed we raised orbit 4 km. It falls due to drag
Space Trash Bag, rubberized - when full of leftovers, pull the elastic hard, wrap 5 times, knob thru hole to seal
diving in the rain - not good weather for the @NASA_NEEMO support ships! @Astro_DavidS still waiting & training
we understand so little of the rest of everything - Hubble gives us a peek: http://goo.gl/NpNzl
It's Thanksgiving across my country, and my daughter made Sweet Potato Pie. Enjoy the day and all its meanings.
How many astronauts did it take to rub the paint off this robot training joystick? (SSRMS THC)
Astronaut medical training - our simulators seem disrespectful, the sock makes it somehow worse
wonderful picture from Space Station of the Earth's aurora in full colour - nice photo Mike Fossum!
Flat Chris at Niagara Falls - CSA ladies took my new PR photo on the Maid of the Mist. Glad it's a dry suit.
a tiny meteor at 10 km/sec will go thru solid steel: see the holes & spatter, U New Brunswick's hi-speed gun lab
with Venus Barbie - on the road in Canada, Cdn Science Writers Association (courtesy @VenusBarbie)
Back on Earth - detail of my oxygen mask: O2 valves in and out, plus a voice-activated mic
Landed for fuel, good weather today
Heart and Lungs in weightlessness - intricate equipment we set up on Space Station to test how we're doing
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