Back in January, 2010, the International Space Station received a software upgrade that allowed for instant access to the Internet. It's like the wi fi access at your local Starbucks, except this wi fi goes to space. Without that upgrade, the astronauts wouldn't be able to tweet stuff back to Earth instantly.
Here are a few of my favorite pictures from Douglas' tweets:
|Strait of Gibraltar|
|Lights over Greece|
Oh, Twitter. What would we do without you?
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