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Astronaut Includes His Dogs In Official NASA Portrait

We've teamed up with one of our favorite sites, PEOPLE Pets, to bring you and your four-legged friends even more cute photos, celeb pet news, funny videos and must-see stories. Check back every week for new furry fun! 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. [caption id="attachment_35066" align="aligncenter" width="600"]astroFT Image via PEOPLE Pets[/caption] Clad in his orange NASA space suit, Melvin flashes a huge smile as he happily gets a kiss and a snuggle from his dogs, Jake and Scout. It wasn't long before the snapshot set tails – er, tongues – wagging on Twitter. [caption id="attachment_35083" align="aligncenter" width="580"]astro2 Image via PEOPLE Pets[/caption] 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. Anxious to know more about your favorite pet celebs? View the hottest stories at PEOPLE Pets: Grammy Nominees' Biggest Fans: Their Pets!, The Cutest Pets on Twitter This Week!, and Funny Pet Videos!. It’s plain to see why they’re one of our favorites!
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