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Father, Husband, NASA Astronaut, USAF Col, @Caltech and @WUSTL graduate. Next mission: 1st crewed flight of @SpaceX's Dragon vehicle!

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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
.@NASA_Astronauts are familiar with social distancing and quarantine in the lead up to spaceflight. At my house, we… https://t.co/Cb5ZjOiePSInteresting times as we continue preparations for the @NASA/@SpaceX Demo-2 flight test. Balancing risk of infection… https://t.co/lWF54dCYMH
3/27
2020
We're counting down to #PiDay with some of the ways we use pi (π) @NASA: 1. Mars landings – A new technique is s… https://t.co/Iaz7wBSsPA
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3/13
2020
Look up in March! You can expect a planet palooza every morning, it’s also a “Siriusly” good time to marvel at the… https://t.co/BH0QmXUZ4Y
Retweeted by Bob BehnkenAs one of the @NASA_Astronauts soon to be prime crew headed to @Space_Station, I still made time to vote today! You… https://t.co/9JFnAZjPm7
3/3
2020
Unmarked @SpaceX Crew Dragon, does it look like: - A smuggler's ship? - A droid escape pod? Or - The most exciti… https://t.co/xmkj0ROFD0
2/25
2020
Like all @NASA_Astronauts, we'll be ready for whatever @Space_Station needs during our visit. These photos are just… https://t.co/U8wydGwQhH
2/24
2020
Next stop @Space_Station! It's getting exciting isn't it?!? https://t.co/mPbWpSqkx1
2/15
2020
The coolest thing about this is seeing how many friends are in this @SpaceX crowd! @Astro_Doug and I have enjoyed g… https://t.co/NqSxuqs3if
2/13
2020
I'm glad to see a Crew Dragon DM2 capsule video out there to share and show off! Can't wait for the ones from… https://t.co/2OcNBuJndK
2/11
2020
Welcome back @NASAVoyager 2! You and your twin's planet images captured my imagination as a child and motivated me… https://t.co/kMOelenwVR
2/8
2020
Decorate your space! 🖼️💫🤩 Download & print the new 2020 Astronauts Poster, featuring portraits of the current… https://t.co/Mh6xv9WPfz
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1/22
2020
Exciting weekend! Had fun dry-running @SpaceX Crew Dragon pre-launch activities--w/space suits & modern transport.… https://t.co/bRxr1s28Nf
1/20
2020
I enjoyed seeing the @SpaceX & @Commercial_Crew team execute today! Impressive demo of Crew Dragon's escape system… https://t.co/ykOQDjBmaV
1/19
2020
Took advantage of having a Crew Dragon on @NASAKennedy's pad 39A today to practice for my flight w/@Astro_Doug. Gre… https://t.co/gswUuQSYXi
1/18
2020
.@SpaceX's uncrewed in-flight abort test is targeted for 8am ET on Jan. 18. This test will show that the… https://t.co/Q5FryAZluO
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1/17
2019
I'm looking forward to kicking off the new year with this big Crew Dragon milestone! https://t.co/IYUZTIwR4k
12/19
2019
Woke up to these conditions today from @NOAA's Aviation Weather Center. Not a good morning for T38 flying accross t… https://t.co/rgQsShoZaA
12/10
2019
.@NASA & @SpaceX are targeting no earlier than Jan. 4 for an In-Flight Abort Test of the #CrewDragon 🐉 from Launch… https://t.co/LMhwHxSwRv
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12/7
2019
Recently visited this @SpaceX team & they're having the time of their lives ensuring this critical hardware is full… https://t.co/kNESM2PKdL
12/5
2019
What's up this December? Pretty planetary pairings with the Moon. Here's where and when to look to see Venus, Satur… https://t.co/vL0Q3SbJEv
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12/3
2019
Not the best picture, but still pretty cool to capture a double rainbow over the walkway to @SpaceX's parking garag… https://t.co/2KWV8tonP7
11/20
2019
Wish I could have been in Florida to see this in person! I won't miss the In-Flight Abort test! Congratulations to… https://t.co/aRE42K7RsT
11/14
2019
It's a #TeachableMoment you can see! Don't miss the chance to engage students in STEM when Mercury transits the Sun… https://t.co/iiQ0ClnXmR
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11/8
2019
One week from today, Mercury will cross in front of the Sun (or "transit"). It's the last time to catch a Mercury t… https://t.co/4Jcicr5q2r
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11/5
2019
In every video I watch of parachutes in flight they seem as complex as living organisms! Thank you to the @SpaceX a… https://t.co/jK9DAOJ8iWCongratulations to the @BoeingSpace and @NASA @Commercial_Crew team on completion of this milestone! https://t.co/iPfH9fRN45
11/4
2019
Upcoming launch escape system static fire and IFA flight test are the next milestones for us and @Commercial_Crew o… https://t.co/CENjQDWE12
10/30
2019
Fall skywatching begins! 🍂 Celebrate #ObservetheMoon Night on October 5 and spot ice giants Uranus and Neptune:… https://t.co/gHGr2ujC2h
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10/2
2019
Going through the emergency egress exercise with @SpaceX for @Commercial_Crew last week brought back memories from… https://t.co/JkxmslJfhy
9/28
2019
Flight test of Dragon's escape system will be the culmination of a huge effort by the @SpaceX & @NASAhttps://t.co/edZ4bvaCeS
9/20
2019
Graphic from link below gives a nice perspective of this interstellar visitor's trajectory. Exciting for me to "see… https://t.co/x0GtGowyQ7
9/18
2019
What’s up in September’s sky? 🌙 Lovely crescent moons, Jupiter and WAIT WHERE DID MARS GO? https://t.co/KKQyvPzUal https://t.co/yMXpnfVqBQ
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9/1
2019
Really wish @Astro_Doug and I could have joined @SpaceX's McGregor team for this! Huge step on the path to bringing… https://t.co/tMgt2J9uzy
8/30
2019
Thank you @Astro_Christina! In addition to science she does, remember science she is! Each of the @NASA_Astronautshttps://t.co/mqUZdd2JZ9
8/28
2019

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