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Father, Husband, NASA Astronaut, USAF Col, @Caltech and @WUSTL graduate. Home after recent stint on @Space_Station via @SpaceX's Crew Dragon.

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Night views are one of the things I miss most about living on @Space_Station. Our planet and the night sky are both… https://t.co/lIjdojZPIw
9/17
2020
Saw my friends @Astro_SEAL, Anatoly, and @ivan_mks63 go overhead on @Space_Station last night while visiting with f… https://t.co/SUk4i6inlJ
9/15
2020
A month ago I was sharing these views on @Space_Station, now I'm following @NOAA's updates and preparing! https://t.co/grZN9cn1t0
8/26
2020
Jolts, noise, and quoting old movies — @AstroBehnken explains what it was like to re-enter Earth's atmosphere insid… https://t.co/XKaCO0H2D6
Retweeted by Bob BehnkenWhat a ride! https://t.co/LhhjA5xQhS
8/4
2020
From the peak of the #Perseid meteor shower 🌠 to the Moon posing with Jupiter, Saturn, and Venus 🌕✨ here’s some of… https://t.co/mooFgt5V9f
Retweeted by Bob BehnkenThank you Mr. President! The opportunity to be a part of this mission was truly humbling. The ingenuity, cooperatio… https://t.co/IaibfsIvRZ"The thing we're most excited about this mission -- it's written right on that sign -- Launch America. And then, of… https://t.co/9YuaCFVLxq
Retweeted by Bob BehnkenI'm extremely proud to have been a small part of what @NASA and @SpaceX just accomplished! Launching humans into sp… https://t.co/2nnYyxMEYrThank you @SpaceX for lending us the good ship Endeavour! She safely delivered us to @Space_Station and home again… https://t.co/szTbNW4nJx
8/3
2020
All my bags are packed, I’m ready to go… #LandAmerica https://t.co/FvyzeA58sbLIVE NOW: Tune in to watch as @AstroBehnken & @Astro_Doug say farewell to their @Space_Station crew members. 👨‍🚀… https://t.co/YV3c2JbtVx
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8/1
2020
Teams from @NASA & @SpaceX continue to monitor weather, but we’re still on track for departure this weekend. Lookin… https://t.co/LZJYCTW96D
7/31
2020
I’ve always been impressed with the work done by @NatlParkService. Activities like the Junior Ranger program make a… https://t.co/nUAtLMJjjsToday’s the day @NASAPersevere! #CountdownToMars #BecauseScience https://t.co/Ye1hJttUTG
7/30
2020
If the weather at our splashdown location is right, next week at this time @SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Endeavour will no… https://t.co/BUlTTP5dHE
7/29
2020
Today we kicked off a new series of droplet formation studies here on @Space_Station. Enabling research like this t… https://t.co/soB8oiw3kfYep, “mini” chocolate cakes for my 50th birthday, because somebody, somewhere, loves me. Thank you @Astro_Megan for… https://t.co/LA4KNTT3l6
7/28
2020
@AstroPeggy Thank you @AstroPeggy & @CommanderMLA, the original members of the 10 EVA club! I have always appreciat… https://t.co/UdM6oRBV8oFirst moments of sunrise from @Space_Station. https://t.co/jF1AXea4N4
7/27
2020
Snapped this photo of the storm in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday as it was starting to have observable structure fro… https://t.co/GioGPUnd97
7/26
2020
Perth Australia at night. The land outside the city seems as dark as the Indian Ocean. And, thanks @astro_Pettithttps://t.co/eN4ntbeL8n
7/24
2020
I was able to get a couple shots of @Astro_SEAL during Tuesday’s spacewalk. I like the reflection of the American… https://t.co/yy7Us7bIbG
7/23
2020
Thanks for the great shot @Astro_Doug! When my crew delivered Cupola to @Space_Station, I never got a chance to get… https://t.co/mJfR7iJDIBMauritania on the Atlantic coast of Africa has stunning reds that always have me reaching for a camera. https://t.co/uL2ludKkUqSun glint on the ocean is beautiful from @Space_Station, just like it is from the shore, but different. https://t.co/B8ktY5sqrW
7/22
2020
Lightning from above. The violet fringes are mesmerizing. https://t.co/eLCGMTbfTYSpacewalk number ten — complete. https://t.co/utnhhKgbfm
7/21
2020
Technology development is one of @Space_Station’s many missions. I recently had the rare opportunity to open the ex… https://t.co/irWvw20k9W
7/20
2020
Los Angeles area by day and by night. Can you spot @SpaceX, the birthplace of our Crew Dragon vehicle? https://t.co/10El2DnBd1
7/19
2020
Hello from @Space_Station, @RobRangers! Ms. Boyd’s class put this together. Pretty cool to have a whole kindergarte… https://t.co/DkNfBGqmNW
7/17
2020
Interesting vantage point when the Moon appears below @Space_Station. https://t.co/1s82ywNObbClouds pouring into South America’s Andes Mountains. https://t.co/nKpEqsERUL
7/15
2020
.@AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug worked last week to switch out furnaces in the Materials Science Laboratory (MSL) ab… https://t.co/P3puKT6T7E
Retweeted by Bob BehnkenSicily, Malta, and tip of Tunisia at night. I had a wonderful visit to Tunisia years ago and looked across these… https://t.co/MVSzfAVf08
7/14
2020
Fiji. The way the clouds highlight how the atmosphere interacts with the land is maybe the most interesting part! https://t.co/ssf0KciaLj
7/13
2020
It’s been my honor to be a small part of assembling and maintaining this amazing orbiting laboratory.… https://t.co/4gZ6cGiDaB
7/10
2020
Night sky, just before dawn from @Space_Station. Stars, cities, spaceships, and a comet! https://t.co/fCKjrfayC1Today @AstroBehnken answered questions submitted by students participating in @NASA #Artemis Student Challenges.… https://t.co/GPf4ZuTtTI
Retweeted by Bob BehnkenHigh school & graduate students participating in @NASA’s #Artemis 🚀 Student Challenges have submitted video questi… https://t.co/TM1gHxnbsQ
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7/9
2020
Florida, Cuba, and the Bahamas. Planet Earth, beautiful and round. #WednesdayWisdom https://t.co/thSEqrtLFu
7/8
2020
.@NASA_Astronauts have several tools to locate & identify places of interest on the ground. One feature on the “Wor… https://t.co/L8fZufbfl6
7/7
2020
After assisting @Astro_Doug to suit us up during our 1st spacewalk, @ivan_mks63 captured shots of @Astro_SEAL and I… https://t.co/2FIwBiDx6OYou've been following the journeys of the crew, but how is the spacecraft that brought them to orbit? NASA's… https://t.co/oGGfZ6QMlc
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7/6
2020
Last night's fireworks, for real. Because Science. #NEOWISE #comet https://t.co/IKcJ1wLFAl
7/5
2020
Happy 4th of July St. Louis! A little cloudy, but still a fun shot to take! https://t.co/pZEAnzhJcQ
7/4
2020
When I started at @NASA_Johnson, John Young was the senior astronaut. When asked about moon walks, he would remind… https://t.co/pfviDfHMIrDuring our spacewalk from @Space_Station on Wednesday, we set the camera to automatically take shots every few seco… https://t.co/r32mTdMn1A
7/3
2020
My favorite views of our planet that capture the boundary between night and day. https://t.co/Jo3tYH8s9E
6/28
2020
Yesterday @Astro_SEAL snapped this shot from our worksite on @Space_Station@SpaceX’s Crew Dragon and @JAXA_en’s… https://t.co/kDTFmjfNQ3
6/27
2020
Who’s ready for a spacewalk? https://t.co/XcVAVmcg5T
6/26
2020
Saharan dust cloud is amazingly persistent. Because science. https://t.co/l2BOivZCWRThank you for the cool video greeting @realhomerhickam! We spent time launching (and recovering!) rockets in the da… https://t.co/vAKSmiQ2ec
6/24
2020
Here is the simulated view from my worksite during upcoming @Space_Station spacewalks. Should be an awesome view of… https://t.co/vZa9XEBVj4
6/23
2020
Happy #FathersDay from just a few of the dads on @Space_Station today. My family put together a wonderful video gre… https://t.co/ZhE7Q9jdM5
6/21
2020
Today marks two weeks since @AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug launched to the space station! Earlier this week, the duo… https://t.co/by8jhSztuz
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6/15
2020
When @AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug launched to the @Space_Station, they carried along cargo in a series of lockers.… https://t.co/fHn3vx92wE
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6/11
2020
How's it going, #LaunchAmerica crew? 🚀 @AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug made it to the space station just over a week… https://t.co/rFrJS370sF
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6/9
2020
Here’s the front of @Space_Station now, the 1st @SpaceX Crew Dragon vehicle leading the way. #Endeavour https://t.co/q2YqkK6EIr
6/8
2020
.@NASA_Astronauts ring @Nasdaq opening bell and work advanced science helping humans on and off Earth. More...… https://t.co/ZL5WsVDTto
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6/5
2020
Just awesome to be back in space and on @Space_Station! https://t.co/JY7CiOgaXe
6/3
2020
Huge thank you to @NASA, @SpaceX, and America for making this possible! https://t.co/xp8XCpU2HDThis is the first time in human history @NASA_Astronauts have entered the @Space_Station from a commercially-made s… https://t.co/nA4FTvLvMA
Retweeted by Bob BehnkenDocking confirmed! @AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug officially docked to the @Space_Station at 10:16am ET: https://t.co/hCM4UvbwjR
Retweeted by Bob BehnkenDragon ~60 meters away from the @space_station https://t.co/5hjJxYyZpl
Retweeted by Bob BehnkenWelcome aboard the @SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft! In this video from space, @AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug reveal… https://t.co/mhCo2v2hlB
Retweeted by Bob BehnkenWe have liftoff. History is made as @NASA_Astronauts launch from @NASAKennedy for the first time in nine years on t… https://t.co/wk6WGBsuap
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6/1
2020
Launch Day. In America. Again. https://t.co/RXMS5CVeo9
5/30
2020
Wednesday's scrub accomplished something new, fueling and de-fueling of a @SpaceX Falcon9 w/humans onboard. Fitting… https://t.co/RJvbRQOGcCScrubs are part of conducting spaceflight safely and successfully. During my last mission to @Space_Station weathe… https://t.co/3uWBbcJWD9Counting down to #LaunchAmerica this Saturday? Same here. While you wait, learn how to make your own straw rocket… https://t.co/IarPaosPFl
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5/29
2020
I'm so proud of the @NASA and @SpaceX team today, they were ready for launch. @Astro_Doug and I will be ready with… https://t.co/9cZZFd49uj
5/28
2020
Launch day. In America. https://t.co/G94DMvVRGnOur @NASA Administrator wished @Astro_Doug and I well through the glass wall of astronaut quarantine today. Lookin… https://t.co/Wfqb4qZHHjThe day before our launch on the @NASA/@SpaceX Demo Mission 2, I took the time to review pre-launch activities, hon… https://t.co/MxPU6hRVIS
5/27
2020
Great to hear all is still good! There are some awesome details on the flight profile during the @NASA/@SpaceX Demo… https://t.co/vktSv62mzr
5/26
2020
Next time is for real. https://t.co/ta10foBHmvHere are some of my favorite pics from today's Demo Mission 2 dress rehearsal! Special thanks to @nasahqphoto,… https://t.co/vx541QXF15
5/24
2020
Exciting couple of days here at @NASAKennedy! Crew arrival in Florida was awesome, seeing our vehicle roll to 39A w… https://t.co/UbreKGAKfUFalcon 9 and Crew Dragon are vertical on the launch pad https://t.co/2nw9h0jxde
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5/22
2020
It was awesome to see the Falcon9 and Dragon capsule head to 39A with the @SpaceX team last night. Thanks for shari… https://t.co/pYlfEbwYcCHope you can join us! https://t.co/cFRaPzmmKo
5/21
2020
How many people can say @WilliamShatner offered to stand in at work for them? I appreciate the offer Captain! Hope… https://t.co/i8ZVcdre4iWe're on our way! https://t.co/J9K5vQijoNTomorrow, @NASA astronauts @AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug will fly from their home base at @NASA_Johnson to… https://t.co/VJnCrtWCKk
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5/20
2020
The Crew Dragon has arrived to Launch Complex 39A! 🐉 This spacecraft will carry @AstroBehnken and @Astro_Doug to t… https://t.co/I4RkHe9MmQ
Retweeted by Bob BehnkenMy neighborhood has been at it again. Just in case @NASA or @SpaceX needs a backup countdown calendar, they've got… https://t.co/SatdieZ1YP
5/19
2020
That means we are next! https://t.co/vubKvRf6ss
5/18
2020
My neighborhood has a long history of @NASA_Astronauts as residents and finds a special way to take part in each mi… https://t.co/fvQJHFGZMX
5/15
2020
Now that the exterior of the vehicle is complete, @Astro_Doug and I are finalizing the music for our trip to… https://t.co/R7WQU1HTT0
5/14
2020
I can't leave this thread without adding another name from the @SpaceX display software team, Sofian Hnaide. It isn… https://t.co/iZY48zDuOn
5/13
2020
Really cool that @SpaceX shared this! Now you can share the experience of docking to @Space_Station with… https://t.co/u19BjFSp3NMy son and I took in a recent Falcon 9/Dragon launch together. This is what it took to get his approval for me to b… https://t.co/p1Q4SMSHkP
5/12
2020
Happy #MothersDay 🌹! Whether your Mom is near or far, send her a cosmic rose made of galaxies, courtesy of… https://t.co/AFn1PKdExA
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5/10
2020
It's an example of what American Science and Engineering can do when focused properly. I am so proud to be a small… https://t.co/5pyarp5nRW
5/9
2020
L-3 weeks means training complete! It also means that the launch and mission memorabilia is coalescing...… https://t.co/AzCwGoA4PO
5/7
2020
Wow, preparation for the 1st @NASA/@SpaceX crewed mission to @Space_Station is coming to an end! In a few days we s… https://t.co/6wcKXotw5D
5/3
2020
Always fun to get a home-haircut the night before your pre-flight on-camera interviews... Good re-qual for upcoming… https://t.co/jWgOZRAT2R
4/19
2020
Stellar sights in April 🤩 Venus climbs to the Pleiades star cluster. Catch Mars, Saturn, and Jupiter if you can, s… https://t.co/4uIEyq8s0P
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4/7
2020
Made recent trips to Hawthorne and to @NASAKennedy in support of training and spacecraft/spacesuit testing. Huge TH… https://t.co/na9GIatNQY
3/31
2020

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