Astronauts took photos of Barbados on Wednesday
If you had a feeling you were being watched yesterday, your senses were accurate. The International Space Station (ISS) made an orbit exactly above Barbados and the astronauts were clicking away with their Nikon digital cameras. This was a planned event that was announced ahead of time, but we didn’t find out about it until it was over.
One of our friends who loves this sort of thing says that you can see the space station at certain times of the day when it passes overhead. He says that some amateur space watchers have even taken photos of the astronauts while they were working outside of the ISS and he’s trying to find a photo for us. (Which reminds me – that’s another person who knows all about BFP or at least enough to make life difficult. After four years there must be close to a hundred people who could do us in if they wanted to. But so far we’re ok… 🙂 )
Here’s a photo of Barbados taken on a pass a year or two ago. You can check at NASA for the new images when they are posted.
Don’t forget to smile and wave!