Blog Posts Tagged "Life aboard the JR"

Obama visits the JR

This afternoon the JR received a special visit that carried an anticipated Christmas gift. During the last few days, there had been widespread speculation that Obama would visit the ship while drilling Site U1389 (GC-11A). Eventually this happened...

The JR seen from Space

As you know it is possible to see the International Space Station (ISS) orbiting the Earth with the naked eye. A few weeks ago, when we were drilling at the Site U1386 (GC-01A), some of the Expedition 339 participants were able to watch the ISS crossing the night sky.