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I miss the Earth so much, I miss my wife

cf. Henry Casselli, “When Thoughts Turn Inwards” (Watercolor) (1981)


How do you become an astronaut?

This post is inspired by a few discussions I’ve had today. So, you want to be an astronaut? Awesome! It’s a lofty, but achievable goal. So, what is the best way to get started? 878 more words


Behind this helmet of polycarbonate,
each breath warms my face,
the condensation bubbles like droplets,
and I remember;
I miss the rain.

Beyond this helmet of polycarbonate, 68 more words


NASA Astronauts Prepare at Lambert for Next Space Mission

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Five years after the last NASA astronauts flew from Cape Canaveral, Florida, to the International Space Station, a new group is preparing for a trip, this time on a private spacecraft. 475 more words


Video: Racing presidents moonwalk in tinfoil helmets for visiting astronaut Kjell Lindgren

In his recent 5 month stint aboard the International Space Station, astronaut Kjell Lindgren likely never saw anything as alien-looking as the sight that greeted him at the presidents race finish line Tuesday night at Nationals Park. 170 more words

Presidents Race