NASA Astronaut. Comparative physiologist. Explorer. Nature lover.
I could almost spot from this week. There, I learned invaluable lessons, from analytical thinking, to exploring our beautiful planet & cherishing life-long friendships! Thank you mentors, colleagues, & friends!
Today, on the 50th anniversary of the launch of , we pay tribute to the flight control and ground support teams & all who worked behind the scenes to enable us to send the first humans to the Moon. We at look forward to returning there on missions!
This 17,500 mph fastball found its way to the cupola. We hope all are enjoying watching the action back on Earth!
Gearing up for Friday’s spacewalk to help the ground teams repair one of the battery channels with . . . . first spacesuit selfie, check!✔️ Photos will be much more spectacular once we pass through the hatch. Be sure to watch live:
Everyone knows & I went for a spacewalk on Friday. But do you know why? With the support of teams, we replaced the BCDU to bring power back to full capacity. We hope Friday’s adventure invigorates the power of all who dare to dream!
We’re growing Mizuna lettuce on ! We’ll need to be more sustainable and grow our own food for future, longer duration missions on and Mars. So excited for harvest...I eat salad every day on Earth, but it's been 29 days without one! Happy !
Welcome to – hope you enjoyed your ride on the and your first sunrise with us. Congratulations to the teams on another successful resupply mission.
This behemoth is the Combustion Integrated Rack (CIR) . Combustion processes in space (even flames burn differently without gravity!) may help us improve fuel economy on the ground or develop future space propulsion systems. (Photo by )
The intricate, mesmerizing pattern of the solar arrays - one of my tasks today was a photo survey of these beauties. They harness the sun’s energy to provide power for all we need to live and work aboard .