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Astronaut Anne McClain shares NASA portraits taken with 4-year-old son and they're too relatable

Many kids are fascinated by what their parents do and where they go in the early morning when they leave the house in a familiar uniform. But for NASA astronaut Anne McClain’s 4-year-old son, nothing seems to bring him more joy than seeing his mother transform when putting on her spacesuit in preparation for launch training. Leading up to her scheduled flight to the International Space Station this November, the member of the 21st astronaut group had her official NASA portrait taken last August by staff photographer Bill Stafford. And while many aerospace engineers take the opportunity to get a professional solo shot, McClain couldn’t help but include her son in the special moment.