Questions and answers with David Saint-Jacques live from space

Questions and answers with David Saint-Jacques live from space


During the launch on the Soyuz, it was very familiar. We were all very, very busy doing our procedures in our spacecraft that looks exactly like the simulator, and then we got to zero gravity, at engine cut-off, and then it was already strange but it was nighttime, and then there was our first sunrise on orbit, and that was quite an emotional moment, as I looked out the window and this little blue crescent started to get brighter and brighter, and I realized, wow! This is actually the curve of the Earth. So that first sight, that first sunrise on orbit I will never forget. It was very moving.

26 Replies to “Questions and answers with David Saint-Jacques live from space”

  1. I find all aspects of the ISS fascinating. I only recently discovered this channel through watching Chris Hadfield's videos.

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