I conducted three manoeuvres whereby I had to fly to the coupling mechanism. All three exercises were a success. It is great to operate the real robotic arm. I realise the trainings on Earth are very well done. It felt exactly like the training exercises I conducted in Canada and Houston for these
I get many questions via twitter and the blog asking us where and how we sleep. So I took a picture of my cabin. Four astronauts sleep in Node-2. We all have our own place. My bedroom has pictures of my friends and family. Helen also had a large sheet made with life-sized pictures of my children. I can phone and email my family from my bedroom. Before I go to sleep I listen to music or listen to a play. You can also see the necessary equipment for my contact lenses, a calendar that was made by friends and the Christmas stocking that was waiting for me when we arrived on the ISS on 23 December. In short: my bedroom is cosily chaotic.