From astronaut Chris Hadfield is a new book showing us what we all have in common, our home. This is planet Earth as seen from the ISS, one picture at a time.
Last night, at 10:31 EDT, after spending 146 days in space — 144 of which were spent on board the International Space Station — and making 2,336 orbits around the planet, clocking close to 62 million miles, astronauts Chris Hadfield (Canada), Tom Marshburn (United States), and Roman Romanenko (Russia) touched down safely in southern Kazakhstan.
For as long as I can remember, I wanted to be a mom or an astronaut when I grew-up. I think we can blame Star Trek for the astronaut bit. As a small child, I would look up at the stars and dream about what it would be like to explore the vast regions of space and I would marvel at the science involved that