Posts Tagged ‘ron garan’

Asking YOU anything: What should NASA do next?

| On the social media platform Reddit, notable people often hold events called Ask Me Anything (AMA) where users are invited to ask anything they wish. They are the experts… and “redditors” have direct access to discuss, engage and learn from these celebrities, leaders and notable citizens. NASA astronaut and openNASA team member Ron Garan subverted […]

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Fragile Oasis: Connecting Space and Earth

| Today is Ron Garan’s last day in space. (on this mission, at least!) After more than 5 months on orbit, he will join Russian crewmates Alexander Samokutyaev and Andrey Borisenko as they undock from the station’s Poisk module to return to Earth in their Soyuz TMA-21 spacecraft. They are set to land in southern Kazakhstan […]

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I’m the highest person…feelin’ low

| Last weekend, the Expedition 28 crew onboard the International Space Station heard that their return home will be postponed from September 8th to an anticipated landing on September 16th due to the failure of a Russian Progress cargo vehicle on August 24th. Although I don’t think anyone would disagree with the fact that space travel […]

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