Mission specialist on STS-74 and performed multiple EVAs on STS-100. Currently training as the commander of Expedition 35.
Cosmonaut shampoo - the label translates ominously as 'remedy for hair'. I like that it is tinted.
This colour was available, but our crew went with the dark blue ...
Russian anti-gravity pants: the 'кентавр' (centaur) g-suit, to squeeze blood up to my head after landing
How do you brush your teeth in space? Limited water, no sink to spit. Use your finger in a Russian gum tooth wipe!
Spacesuits are hard to put on!
42 yrs ago tonight I chose to be an astronaut because of Neil and Buzz on the Moon. A life's gift.
Russian Space Shuttle 'Buran' to be refurbished as a display at Moscow MAKS airshow 2013: http://goo.gl/zo2IA
An astronaut's indication that launch date is approaching is when NASA re-takes your official photo
Astronauts put their pants on 2 legs at a time - at least for spacewalking. It's clumsy and we need help
Soldering in weightlessness - the kit for astronaut on-orbit electrical repair
My hands and body are sore after yesterday's spacewalk training in the Neutral Buoyancy pool. Now to the gym.
Spacewalk training tomorrow, 6 hours underwater. Reviewing high-pressure ammonia connector ops
one of our Shuttle simulators - soon to be in a museum!
Crew training with Tom Marshburn - in the ISS Airlock, spacesuit prep and post
NASA's huge Vehicle Assembly Building, with all the media trucks and booths in the foreground
Atlantis lit by Xenon lights - beautiful, surreal, ready to go
At the KSC Press Site doing media interviews - feeding time in a fish tank
What a huge forest fire looks like from Space Station - New Mexico blazes in the heat
Fergy, Doug, Sandy and Rex - the last Shuttle crew. A million people are headed to the Cape to watch them launch
A Canadian in Texas - celebrating Canada Day and the 4th of July, on a cake.
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