The Sunrise From Space - Rio de Janeiro to Buenos Aires August 27, 2011 Update 8/26/11: The Eastern time zone in the U.S. had the most mentions as of the cutoff of 8:00am Friday, August 26, 2011. But, with #Irene a factor along the U.S. east coast, we'll need a rain (hurricane) check on that! GMT-3 was in a close ...Keep Reading
Fragile Oasis founder Ron Garan, who lived and worked in space for 178 days, is a highly decorated Fighter Pilot and Test Pilot, Explorer, Entrepreneur and Humanitarian who believes that appropriately designed and targeted social enterprise can solve many of ...See his full profile.
"Thanks to my dear friend and amazing guitar player, Davy Knowles, I was introduced to Astronaut Ron Garan presently on the International Space Station. I spoke with Ron first via email and then by PHONE ....... from space?!! I got this idea of having Ron being visually and audibly with us on a screen from space on a screen behind ...Keep Reading
Welcome to Part 5, the final post in this behind the scenes look at the historic mission of STS-135, and the conclusion of my reflection about the mission’s only spacewalk. The Beast, Continued STS-135 Spacewalk (EVA) With my feet strapped to the end of the Canadarm, the Space Station's robotic arm, I grabbed a 1,500 pound pump from its storage ...Keep Reading
Welcome to Part 4 of this behind the scenes look at the historic mission of STS-135. In this post, I will describe my experience during the mission’s only space walk. I think walking in space is one of the most unique, amazing and awe-inspiring things a human being can do. In “NASA-Speak,” a spacewalk is an EVA (Extra Vehicular Activity). ...Keep Reading