"If it’s okay with the commander, the astronaut can sleep anywhere in the space station so long as they attach themselves to something"
The International Space Station and the Docked Space Shuttle Endeavour (via NASA)
‘Nightlife’ aboard the Space Station. I sure miss this view of city lights from the Cupola. New York (via @Douglas H. Wheelock)
The Journey Home
The space shuttle Discovery is seen from the International Space Station as the two orbital spacecraft accomplish their relative separation on March 7. During a post undocking fly-around, the crew of each vessel photographed the opposing craft. (via The Journey Home)
Anchored to a Canadarm2 mobile foot restraint, NASA astronaut Steve Bowen participates in the STS-133 mission’s second spacewalk as construction and maintenance continue on the International Space Station. During the six-hour, 14-minute spacewalk, Bowen and fellow astronaut Alvin Drew tackled a variety of tasks, including venting into space some remaining ammonia from a failed pump module they moved during the mission’s first spacewalk. (via NASA - Anchored)
Aged 34 and a Captain in the Italian Air Force, Luca Parmitano has logged more than 2000 hours of flying time, is qualified on more than 20 types of military aircraft and has flown over 40 aircraft types. He will be the fourth Italian citizen to fly to the Space Station.