Space porn: These images are (quite literally) out of this world
From Fox News Sunday, Nov. 2, 2003: Asked why Americans aren’t seeing reports on the numbers of Iraqi fighters killed, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says: “Well, we don’t do body counts on other people.”
From the Huffington Post, Sept. 17, 2005: At an off-the-record gathering in Aspen over the weekend, Karl Rove said that the Bush administration hasn’t done a good enough job of explaining its success in Iraq.
From the Washington Post, Sept. 19, 2005: “Using enemy body counts as a benchmark, the U.S. military claimed gains against Abu Musab Zarqawi’s foreign-led fighters last week even as they mounted their deadliest attacks on Iraq’s capital.”
NASA astronaut Mike Hopkins
On December 28, 2013, Expedition 38 crew member Mike Hopkins participating in the second of two space walks to replace a degraded pump module on the International Space Station. (NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio is reflected in his helmet!)
The Soyuz TMA-10M
The Soyuz TMA-10M headed towards the International Space Station with crew members from Expedition 37 onboard.
40 years ago the Apollo 8 mission flew up to the moon, orbited it ten times and then returned to Earth. This picture was taken from that flight and shows the Earth as it seemingly rises in similar fashion to a sunrise.
Sunrise from Expedition 36
NASA Flight Engineer Karen L. Nyberg of Expedition 36 took this photo of the sun rising -- a sight they saw nearly 16 times per day due to the speed of the International Space Station's orbit around the earth.
A pair of NanoRacks CubeSats -- nanosattelite spacecrafts carrying experiments -- were launched by Expedition 38.
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