Look at that.
NASA astronaut Victor Glover blasted into Earth’s orbit aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon craft last week. Soon after, Glover and three other astronauts safely docked to the International Space Station.
Glover, the first Black astronaut expected to have an extended, six-month stay on the space station, recently tweeted his inaugural video from the craft that ferried him into orbit, some 250 miles above Earth.
The shot shows a vantage point of Earth in the black void of space. We can spy the blue trace of the planet’s thin atmosphere and a swirling weather system curling over the ocean. The drone of the space station whirls in the background. Obviously, the scene is even more poignant in person. Read more…