Earth view from the ISS.

Earth view from the ISS.

(via itsfullofstars)

Donald Pettit’s camera set-up in the International Space Station observation cupola.

Donald Pettit’s camera set-up in the International Space Station observation cupola.

discoverynews:

They used a toothbrush to repair one of mankind’s most ambitious science projects ever.
Astronauts are boss.
Spacewalking Astronaut ‘Touches’ the Sun

In legend, the bright sun was a dazzling temptation for Icarus and so, too, it is for NASA astronaut Sunita Williams, who appears to touch our closest star in a photo snapped during a spacewalk this week.
Astronauts Williams and Hoshide spent six hours and 28 minutes working to remove a stuck bolt using improvised tools made from spare parts, including a  toothbrush.

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discoverynews:

They used a toothbrush to repair one of mankind’s most ambitious science projects ever.

Astronauts are boss.

Spacewalking Astronaut ‘Touches’ the Sun

In legend, the bright sun was a dazzling temptation for Icarus and so, too, it is for NASA astronaut Sunita Williams, who appears to touch our closest star in a photo snapped during a spacewalk this week.

Astronauts Williams and Hoshide spent six hours and 28 minutes working to remove a stuck bolt using improvised tools made from spare parts, including a toothbrush.

reach out…

Dextre.

Dextre.

asonlynasacan:

From Wikipedia: “The International Space Station photographed through a telescope by astrophotographer Ralf Vandebergh of the Netherlands. Ralf describes his image ‘The image shows not only the ISS with very special lighting angle but also it shows activity around the ISS which is often the case. You see the Japanese Cargo Ship HTV-1 in its demonstration flight shortly before docking and just a few hundred meters below the ISS.’”

asonlynasacan:

From Wikipedia: “The International Space Station photographed through a telescope by astrophotographer Ralf Vandebergh of the Netherlands. Ralf describes his image ‘The image shows not only the ISS with very special lighting angle but also it shows activity around the ISS which is often the case. You see the Japanese Cargo Ship HTV-1 in its demonstration flight shortly before docking and just a few hundred meters below the ISS.’”