Astronaut Alexander Gerst participates in an Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) spacesuit fit check, in the Space Station Airlock Test Article (SSATA) of the Crew Systems Laboratory at NASA's Johnson Space Center.
Astronaut Alexander Gerst participates in an mobility excercise at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.James Blair—NASA
Astronaut Alexander Gerst participates in an Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) spacesuit fit check, in the Space Station Airlock Test Article (SSATA) of the Crew Systems Laboratory at NASA's Johnson Space Center.
Astronaut Reid Wiseman, participates in an extravehicular activity in the Johnson Space Center in HOuston.
One of perhaps a dozen truly defining moments on the road to launching-today my seat liner for the Soyuz was cast
Reid Wiseman of the U.S., a member of the International Space Station crew, waves to his daughters from a bus before departure for a final pre-launch preparation at the Baikonur cosmodrome
The Soyuz TMA-13M rocket is launched with three astronauts inside on May 29, 2014 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
Astronaut Alexander Gerst enjoys the view of Earth from the windows in the Cupola of the International Space Station. A blue and white part of Earth is visible through the windows.
Photographed from the Destiny laboratory, NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman, is in the Harmony node of the International Space Station.
In the International Space Station's Harmony node, NASA astronaut Steve Swanson harvests a crop of red romaine lettuce plants that were grown from seed inside the station's Veggie facility,
Nasa: European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gers
Astronaut Reid Wiseman, equipped with a bungee harness, exercises on the Combined Operational Load Bearing External Resistance Treadmill (COLBERT) in the Tranquility node of the International Space Station.
Astronaut Alexander Gerst, Expedition 40 flight engineer, shaves the head of NASA astronaut Steve Swanson in the Unity node of the International Space Station. Gerst used hair clippers fashioned with a vacuum device.
Freaky to float past the airlock at night. #Spacesuits silently wait for us to join them.
Gorgeous glacial flows near Straits of Magellan. I was there in ’08
It felt like I could reach out and touch it…moving like a snake through the sky
Astronaut Alexander Gerst participates in an mobility excercise at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
James Blair—NASA
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