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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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They say our love won't pay the rent - A prelaunch blog.

Here in quarantine, it’s been a lot like that morning wakeup scene from the movie Groundhog Day. Today we all hit the alarm clock again to the tune of Sonny & Cher ringing in our ears. Not really, but L-1 here we go again. So… we went into quarantine on October 25th with our original launch date set for a ...Keep Reading

World Space Week

World Space Week, October 4-10 To celebrate each year at the international level the contributions of space science and technology to the betterment of the human condition" -- as declared by the United Nations General Assembly www.worldspaceweek.org Global recognition of the importance of space exploration and its benefits to life here on Earth. Last year during ISS Expedition 21, Bob ...Keep Reading

Anniversaries & Memories of My 1st Space Adventure

Saturday was the 1 year anniversary of the launch of the Space Shuttle Discovery and her STS128 crew (and also, coincidentally, the 10 year anniversary of the day the class of 2000 astronauts arrived to Houston for astronaut training). This was the beginning of my first trip to space. I couldn’t have asked for better crew mates to share this ...Keep Reading

U2 & NASA Collaboration Video

I am such a huge fan of using creative approaches to spreading the good word about NASA to audiences that might not otherwise take notice. Thanks go out to U2 for sharing their excitement for our space program. Also, it was really cool to get to talk with Bono & the Edge from the space station! ------------------------- Excerpt from the ...Keep Reading