Paying my respects to the first human to leave our planet. Yuri Gagarin. pic.twitter.com/bxKUsGdtIG— Reid Wiseman (@astro_reid) May 8, 2014
Reid Wise, from Cockeysville, Maryland and the Class of 93 at Dulaney High School will become one of only 600 people so far in the history of man to make it to Outer Space. He's in Russia now preparing to be apart of the launch to spend 6 months on the International Space Station. Heres another one of his tweets.
Not very often that you can stand in Red Square completely alone. pic.twitter.com/yk7kOW1sX7— Reid Wiseman (@astro_reid) May 8, 2014
Reid graduated from the Naval Academy and served 5 on deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan. He's spent the last few years preparing for his biggest mission ever.
Now, when you hear the Space Station is passing over during the next 6 months you'll know who is looking down on us! Click here for more on the story.
Follow Reid on Twitter @Astro_Reid