Don Pettit

How To Take Photos Of Earth While Whizzing At 17,000 MPH

When you're flying above Earth in a spaceship or space station, taking a clear picture below is more than a…

8 years ago

What Happens To Your Skin in Space

The microgravity environment of the ISS poses many challenges to the human body -- some more expected than others --…

9 years ago

Image Follow-up: Fire Up Your Spacecraft Thrusters!

Here's a follow-up on an interesting image we posted last year, during Don Pettit's stay on the International Space Station…

9 years ago

Welcome to the Space Station Science Garage

What do you get when you combine Mike Massimino, Don Pettit, Chris Hadfield, Tom Marshburn and some bean bag chairs?…

9 years ago

The Challenges of Photography Aboard the ISS

Don Pettit has always been one of our favorite astronauts. From his "Saturday Morning Science" and "Science Off the Sphere"…

9 years ago

Don Pettit: Astronaut, Mr. Science, Space Gardner and Astrophotographer Extraordinaire

After completing 193 days in space as a member of the Expedition 30 and 31 crews, astronaut Don Pettit returned…

10 years ago

ISS Expedition 31 Crew Returns Safely to Earth

We’re sure going to miss Don Pettit’s and Andre Kuipers’ reports and images from the International Space Station. Pettit, Kuipers…

10 years ago

Water Balloons in Space

As part of his ongoing (and always entertaining) "Science Off the Sphere" series, Expedition 31 flight engineer Don Pettit experiments…

10 years ago

Don Pettit’s Guide to Space Etiquette: Having Guests for Dinner

If you haven’t been reading astronaut Don Pettit’s “Letters to Earth” – a diary of his 6-month stay in space…

10 years ago

Venus Transit As Seen from the International Space Station

[/caption] The guy known as Mr. Fixit in space was also Mr. Prepared. This image is from NASA Astronaut Don…

10 years ago