astronaut suicide photos courtesy of Wired.com and don't let your nostalgia for the now bygone Space Shuttle era get you down. Let's hope no astronauts are so depressed by the Shuttle's retirement to consider such drastic measures, especially in light of the recent Russian Progress launch failure and the possibility that the ISS may have to be abandoned in November. With the upcoming SpaceX Dragon test docking to the ISS in early December, maybe NASA won't have to rely on Russia as its sole ride into space for too much longer.
The crew of Expedition 28 currently onboard the ISS aren't letting their spirits drop. Check out this video they made to convey how Astronaut Ron Garin handled the news of the 2-month mission extension.
To everyone on Earth and in space, have a great weekend!