Mike Fossum


Astronaut, Husband, Father, Christian, USAF Col (Ret), Texas A&M, Eagle Scout, Scoutmaster, Grandfather. Former Commander of Expedition 29.

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Terrestrial road trip! Southernmost point of US on Big Island of Hawaii. Did cliffs on Mars once look like this?

Pack on - time to hike into the night! I love this #Scouting stuff!!

Crew walking out for ride to launch pad earlier tonight. Excited and ready to rock!!

Soyuz TMA-08M rolling toward the pad this morning!

Soyuz TMA-08M is on the pad! Beautiful sight!!

Here's a pict from Red Square, Moscow, yesterday. It has been snowing for over 24 hrs! Beautiful, but cold!!

Seems like just yesterday we were launching Space Shuttles from here! Greetings to my friends at #KSC

Great way to spend Friday afternoon!

Weather is beautiful in Texas! Time to join my #bsa Scouts on survival campout!

Tsukuba, Japan, for Multi-lat Crew Ops Panel. Dinner is served!

Trip to Wash DC is not complete w/o visit to old friends in Nat'l Air & Space Museum!!

Hello Washington DC! I'm hear to learn about Congressional Operations. Makes rocket science look easy!

Hitting the trail to join my Boy Scout Troop on the Lone Star Trail!

Good morning, #aggieland! Look forward to talking to #Aggie Moms! #Gigem!! #tamu

Next Soyuz crew is on the way to suit up! It's a great day for a launch!!

Beautiful Soyuz rollout this morning! It was a brisk -25F.

I've been home a year - time for more tests! And then racing off to meeting! I'd rather be training!

Smoked turkey - wrapped in bacon! Yum-yum!! Now time for some football and a nap!!!

as seen on big screen in MCC tonight. We will miss her and her crew on orbit, but good to get them home safely!

Lead ISS Flight Director is cutting the cake in MCC to celebrate good landing!