A US astronaut on board the space shuttle Atlantis is literally walking on air, with the news of the birth of a daughter back on Earth.
Randolph Bresnik, who is on his first space flight, became a father for a second time when baby Abigail was born back home in Houston, Texas.
The event makes Bresnik the second astronaut to become a father in space - the first was Mike Fincke in 2004.
Mr Bresnik is due to return to Earth on Friday after an 11-day mission.
The 42-year-old Marine and his crewmates were awoken on Sunday by the song Butterfly Kisses, especially chosen by his wife, Rebecca.
Among the lyrics are the lines: “There’s two things I know for sure, she was sent here from heaven and she’s daddy’s little girl.”
The couple have a three-year-old son, who they adopted from Ukraine.
Source: BBC News