Astronaut Poses With His Rescue Dogs In Official NASA Portrait

Who knew a NASA portrait could be so doggone cute?

The space program’s traditional pose was temporarily upstaged when astronaut Leland Melvin turned his official NASA picture into an impromptu family photo session.

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When a fan of the photo asked if the space explorer had really managed to sneak his two furry sidekicks into the studio, the proud dog owner responded, “Yes sir!”

But Melvin, who is also the host of Child Genius, knows how to take control of his canines. He later shared a second shot of his well-behaved pooches sitting pretty by his side.


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