Sunday Space Blogging

Murdoc’s been having a lot of trouble keeping up with things around here, but he’s going to redouble his efforts and get back on track. Here’s a cool shot:

Seen in the mirrored helmet visor of astronaut Christopher Cassidy is astronaut Tom Marshburn on the STS-127 mission's fourth spacewalk. The two teamed up again on July 27 for the STS-127 crew's fifth and final spacewalk. Eleven astronauts and cosmonauts remained inside the International Space Station and the shuttle to which it was docked, while the two suited astronauts continued work on the orbital outpost.  Image Credit: NASA

Seen in the mirrored helmet visor of astronaut Christopher Cassidy is astronaut Tom Marshburn on the STS-127 mission's fourth spacewalk. The two teamed up again on July 27 for the STS-127 crew's fifth and final spacewalk. Eleven astronauts and cosmonauts remained inside the International Space Station and the shuttle to which it was docked, while the two suited astronauts continued work on the orbital outpost. Image Credit: NASA

And here’s another:

Backdropped by a blue and white Earth, this image taken by the Expedition 20 crew shows Endeavour shortly after the shuttle and station began their post-undocking separation on July 28, 2009.  Image Credit: NASA

Backdropped by a blue and white Earth, this image taken by the Expedition 20 crew shows Endeavour shortly after the shuttle and station began their post-undocking separation on July 28, 2009. Image Credit: NASA

Comments

  1. Still breathtaking, even after 40+ years.
    The audacity and courage to attempt every manned launch, staring Death in the face. And to even imagine, ponder, and think about the effort of mind, material & muscle it took to get this far, and how much farther there is to go. . . I am awestruck.

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