The first photo is of the capsule NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, and Russian cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko and Sergey Volkov came back down to Earth in. The picture also has the same colors as Pantone’s Colors of the Year.

Scott Kelly.
“Russian cosmonauts Mikhail Kornienko, left, Sergey Volkov of Roscosmos, center, and Expedition 46 Commander Scott Kelly of NASA rest in chairs outside of the Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft just minute after they landed in a remote area near the town of Zhezkazgan, Kazakhstan on Wednesday, March 2, 2016.” – Flickr Caption 

So those photos came in right before midnight. And we literally sat there refreshing the NASA HQ Flickr page. (Bill Ingalls uploads the photos straight there because it’s easiest to disseminate everything.)

But the social media coverage was super fun. From 3 p.m. to midnight, we were in the WAR room. Basically answering questions, pulling video clips, tweeting…


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