November 11th, 2011
11:05 AM ET

#FollowFriday

Every Friday, @CNNLightYears will suggest interesting and exciting space and science Twitter accounts to follow.

For this Veterans Day edition, @CNNLightYears suggests you follow the crew of International Space Station Expedition 29. Half the crew is already on station, and the other half is scheduled to launch aboard Soyuz TMA-22 on Sunday. Three of the six crew members are on Twitter sharing their experiences.

@Astro_Aggie
Commander Michael E. Fossum, @Astro_Aggie, has been on the International Space Station since July 9. He reported for training at Johnson Space Center in August 1998 and has flown two flights before this mission, accumulating more than 636 hours in space, 42 hours of which were done during spacewalks. He is slated to be aboard the International Space Station for six months. (Fossum posted the above picture of the Gulf Coast.)

@Astro_Satoshi
Japanese astronaut Satoshi Furukawa, @Astro_Satoshi, has been aboard the International Space Station since July 9, serving as flight engineer. He holds a doctorate in medicine and a doctor of philosophy degree in medical science from the University of Tokyo. After completing Soyuz TMA Flight Engineer-1 training in Star City, Russia, in 2004, he arrived at Johnson Space Center, where he finished his astronaut training in 2006. He served aboard the International Space Station during Expedition 20.

@AstroCoastie
NASA astronaut Dan Burbank, @AstroCoastie, is one of three men slated to launch aboard Soyuz TMA-22 on Sunday. He will serve as flight engineer aboard the International Space Station. He reported to Johnson Space Center in August 1996, and has since flown twice on the space shuttle, accumulating 23 days in space and more than seven hours of spacewalking experience.

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