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Nicole Stott

The more time you spend there, the more time you have to take it in, the more you can’t help looking beyond the beauty and thinking about the things that we struggle with down there – the view from on ...

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The following is the text of an email that all NASA employees received from our administrator Charlie Bolden in recognition of the holiday honoring the birth of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I thought it was a really nice reminder of Dr. King's courage, and his message of hope, and how it ties to the ultimate goal of ...Keep Reading

The Overview Effect: I Think It Works Both Ways

It’s been a long time since my last blog entry here on Fragile Oasis. Actually it’s been since March, which was right about the same time as my friend Ronnie Garan was getting ready to launch on his space station adventure to the ISS. In the past 5+ months that he has been up there he has shared some really ...Keep Reading

Love Our Planet!

A friend gave me this card with a very thoughtful gift before launch and I couldn’t not take it with me to space. I just thought it was so perfect, so I stuck it in my crew notebook and took it with me. It fit right in at the window of the Cupola. When I left the space station after ...Keep Reading