Ever left your house to catch a sunset only to realize that you left your SD card back at the house? Please spare a thought for this NASA astronaut who has a very long journey of shame ahead of him.
Intelligent, athletic, and extremely adaptable, astronauts are the best of the best; but in this clip, captured from a video which was aired on NASA's Twitch channel, we are treated to an unusually relatable sight.
In the short clip, we hear the astronaut, who is on a spacewalk, ask control, "Hey, um, Houston? I gotta ask you a question about the GoPro real quick." After an acknowledgment from control, he then goes on to say, "..I see a 'NO SD.' That means... do I need that to record?"
Oh, dear. Yes, highly trained spaceman; you need an SD card to record things on a GoPro. No doubt my smugness will be short-lived, but I'm going to savor this example of absent-mindedness for as long as I can. Nonetheless, they carried on with the spacewalk, and we're still not sure if the card is simply on the space station or 200 miles straight down, on a coffee table back at the Johnson Space Center. I like to think it's the latter.