IMAGE OF THE DAY: Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams Shares Panorama Shot From ISS
By NASA // August 30, 2016
(NASA) – Expedition 48 Commander Jeff Williams of NASA shared this sunrise panorama taken from his vantage point aboard the International Space Station, writing, “Morning over the Atlantic…this one will hang on my wall.”
Williams and Flight Engineer Kate Rubins are preparing to venture back outside the space station on the morning of Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, for their second spacewalk in less than two weeks.
Less than a week after they complete that spacewalk, Williams will return to Earth with his Expedition 48 crewmates Oleg Skripochka and Alexey Ovchinin.
They will undock their Soyuz TMA-20M spacecraft from the orbiting laboratory’s Poisk module on Sept. 6 and land in Kazakhstan, ending their five-and-a-half-month mission.