Space porn: These images are (quite literally) out of this world
First he said it was his “intent” to resign. Then his people put out the story that he might not resign. And now a spokesman says that Sen. Larry Craig has once again all but dropped any thought of trying to hold on to his Senate seat.
“The most likely scenario, by far, is that by October there will be a new senator from Idaho,” Craig spokesman Dan Whiting is telling the Associated Press.
For Craig to stay, Whiting says, he’d have to succeed in getting his guilty plea withdrawn in the Minnesota men’s room incident and in getting the Senate Ethics Committee to drop an investigation into the matter. Whiting acknowledges that the twofer is a tall order.
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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