Mission specialist on STS-74 and performed multiple EVAs on STS-100. Currently training as the commander of Expedition 35.
Russian proposed nuclear-powered spaceship - radioactive fuel on the far left, people on the far right
simple photo, big event - China's 2nd astronaut Fei Junlong addresses the world's cosmonauts/astronauts in Moscow
opening of Assn Space Explorers 2011 Congress in Moscow: speeches, imagery and opera - powerfully Russian
You can tell by the shoes how many cosmonauts are in a Soyuz simulator
Space Food - Russian pork with sweet peppers. Pretty tasty! Need to be careful with the jagged lid edges.
making grape juice on Space Station - water dispenser to my left, food warmers under my hand, trash by my belt
Toilet on Space Station - we keep liquids and solids separate. Toilet paper is like Kleenex, wet and dry wipes
Robot Spacewalk - Dextre just replaced a failed box outside, a first for our 2-armed robot! http://goo.gl/ua8y7
My birthday mug, good Canadian colours, for use in the Cosmonaut Tea Room (photo credit - Jeremy Hansen)
the beautiful Bahamas are barely visible under Irene's scornful eye - photo taken by the Space Station crew
How to get water in the Soyuz - pump the orange handle, open the white valve, turn the squirter - drink!
CSA astronaut Jeremy Hansen in Star City, Russia, supporting the Expedition 33/34 crews, learning the ropes
Homemade checklist - all you really need to fly a Soyuz spacehip by hand and dock it with the Space Station
Training astronauts - our instructors found a way to make a simulated vehicle fire more realistic!
Keep the puck in and the riffraff out. Star City ice rink and barbed wire wall, in summer
Soviet-era statue of cosmonaut manhood at Star City: stalwart muscular explorer, sun in hand
Photo from Mir, and the story behind it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GnbYcYZ6TXo
Old space hardware - mockups used for past spacewalk underwater training, outside the Hydrolab, Star City, Russia
In the Soyuz sim, using a laser to measure distance and rate for manual rendezvous and docking. Nice hat.
Put on the blue slippers, slither into the cockpit: then the whole thing spins to simulate re-entry G-forces
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