The European Space Agency’s André Kuipers has been tweeting up a storm, thousands of miles above the Earth’s atmosphere.
Not surprisingly, the Dutch astronaut has amassed a massive following, with 226,603 people looking forward to ‘Astro Andre’s’ every photo.
He tweets about every part about life in outer space, from the funny food to the inner workings of his very own space shuttle.
Give Him Some Space: European Space Agency’s André Kuipers, far right, has been Tweeting up a storm, thousands of miles above the Earth’s atmosphere. To describe this photo, Mr Kuipers says ‘The first fit check of our spaceship, equipment and spacesuit was successful today’
Mr Kuipers is also a physician, recently selected for two missions to the International Space Station.
He was launched to space on December 21 of 2011 and is slated to return on July 1 of this year.
Mr Kuipers said that he always dreamed of being an astronaut and thanks to his photos, he’s made it possible to bring thousands of people that much closer to realizing their dreams too.
He also keeps a detailed blog of his adventures, posting journal entries and photos of everything he experiences in space.