Giraffe-Handler, HVAC Repairman, Astronaut

The astronauts of Expedition 40 are continuing to have way too much fun. My highlights this week are Reid Wiseman bringing his fluffy giraffe into the cupola, accidentally trying to dump a bag out by flipping it over, and realizing that laughing so hard you cry is tricky when tears don't fall in microgravity. » 6/10/14 12:57am 6/10/14 12:57am

Here's What A Day Off Looks Like From Aboard the ISS

Late Wednesday night, NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman, cosmonaut Max Suraev and ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst became the fourth, fifth and sixth members of the International Space Station's Expedition 40 crew. The team will commence its first full workday Friday at 2 a.m. For now, however, the team will rest. » 5/29/14 12:00pm 5/29/14 12:00pm