Jewish NASA Astronaut Sends ‘Happy Hanukkah’ Greeting From Space
American Jewish NASA astronaut Jessica Meir tweeted a “Happy Hanukkah” message from the International Space Station on Sunday.
“Happy Hanukkah to all those who celebrate it on Earth!” Meir, 42, posted on Twitter along with a photo of her feet, covered with socks designed with menorahs and Star of Davids, floating atop windows that provide a view of Earth down below.
— Jessica Meir (@Astro_Jessica) December 23, 2019
He took a job as a doctor in Sweden, where he met Meir’s mother, and the couple later moved to Maine, where Meir was born.