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The Astronaut's Sister

They lay on the side of the hill watching the clouds drift by. The astronaut and her little sister. One who saw only logic and one who saw simply dreams. 165 more words


I'm addicted to writing

I have been writing since my adolescent years. I remember those first phrases: “Josip is so dumb, he was teasing me in school!” When reading those kind of phrases I was like: … 145 more words

Wandering through Salamanca

“Where’s this damn frog?” I said.

We were in Salamanca on a day trip. We’d taken the fast train and arrived early on a Sunday morning to see the city, which had been heartily recommended to me by one of my students. 3,831 more words


I just applied to be an astronaut

I just fulfilled a piece of my childhood ambitions—I applied to be an astronaut!  Or more technically, I applied to be an astronaut candidate.  (Not all astronaut candidates, who train for several years, are eventually selected to be astronauts). 227 more words

You are an astronaut. Describe your perfect day.

I wake up, and lay in my bed for what feels like eternity. The ceiling above me is a detailed popcorn ceiling, prone to dropping bits of stuff whenever some rowdy kid on the floor above jumps too hard on the floor. 1,256 more words

Video: Astronaut shares timelapse footage of lightning strikes from space

kNOXVILLE (WATE) – British astronaut Tim Peake shared a timelapse video that is out of this world.

The time-lapse shows 10-12 minutes of video condensed into about 30 seconds. 268 more words