"Even though the Earth’s horizon is dark, light provided by the clouds and the city lights reflecting off of the clouds, provides enough illumination to discern the difference between the Earth and space."
"As we push the boundaries of exploration further and further, the technology, equipment, and techniques that are required become more and more complex as we develop and test them, use them, and then refine them."
"I have not yet become tired of gazing out the window and watching the world go by and looking for interesting things to capture as memories."
"The only thing that I have to be careful about is keeping the bag shut or else I will end up propelling the mixture across the Service Module."
"When you think about it, food is an important part of our lives."
"I am going to try to describe a typical day of life on the ISS."
"Well, I have been here for almost a month and finally things have slowed down enough that I am getting to spend time at the window occasionally."
"Well, the Shuttle has left (and has, a matter of fact, safely landed) and we are getting some much needed rest."
"Well, here I am back in space again. Before the launch I was wondering what it would be like to come back. "
"After nearly three and a half years the launch date is finally only a few weeks away."
Astronaut Sandy Magnus puts her culinary skills to work to spice up traditional space food fare aboard the International Space Station.
Expedition 18 Flight Engineer Sandy Magnus aboard the International Space Station answered questions from school children, including students in her hometown area.
During her mission aboard the International Space Station, astronaut Sandy Magnus answered questions about space and her experience living on the station.
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