Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Martha Stewart in Space!

Hi all:

I kid you not.

Here's the scoop and some snippets from today's story on Space.com:

Martha Stewart Makes Orbital Call to Space Crew

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) sought a few pointers from domestic diva Martha Stewart Monday on how best to make their orbital laboratory a bit more like home.

“It’s really an honor and a privilege to be up here,” NASA astronaut
Sunita Williams, an Expedition 14 flight engineer aboard the ISS, told Stewart during a Monday chat via video link broadcast on NASA TV [image]. “But if you’ve got any tips on how we could fix up the place of make some better meals, we’re welcome to that.” ...

Stewart, who experienced a brief taste of weightlessness during a Zero G flight last year, discussed everything from food to science to laundry with Williams and Lopez-Alegria to get a sense of life in Earth orbit [image].

“Who washes your clothes?” Stewart asked.

"Nobody," Lopez Alegria replied ...

Read on to find out the REAL TRUTH ABOUT LAUNDRY IN SPACE!!

And to think I wanted to make the trek to the ISS.



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