Space porn: These images are (quite literally) out of this world
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani intelligence officials say an American missile strike close to the Afghan border has killed four foreign Islamist militants.
The officials said the victims in Thursday’s attacks in North Waziristan region were driving in a car when the missile hit. They didn’t list their nationalities.
They officials requested anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to reporters on the record.
It was the second such drone strike in three days.
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.