Planet friends. ( L-R) sitting in couch: Tom Sjogren (1), host Dick Lundgren (3), and Tina Sjogren (4). Top row standing, 6 and 7: Lisa and Christer Fuglesang. The first Swedish Astronaut in Space, Christer participated in two Space Shuttle missions and did five spacewalks, becoming the first person outside of the US or Russian space programs to participate in more than three spacewalks. Image: Dick Lundgren, Men at Work
Mount Everest to Olympus Mons.
On tour in Europe this month to speak and raise funds for Pythom propulsion system and Eiger rocket, this image was shot Wednesday at a TEDx "Mount Everest to Olympus Mons" afterparty arranged by a lifelong friend at his cool place in central Stockholm. Thanks, Dick!
Following a few frenzied weeks of talks and meetings, next weekend we'll be at Finse, Norway, speaking New Space to 200 budding polar explorers!
This is Amundsen/Nansen/Johansen land so a true honor and we expect familiar faces in the crowd from good old times at Explorersweb.