Space porn: These images are (quite literally) out of this world
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is reiterating that he won’t join Mitt Romney on the GOP presidential ticket.
Bush says no one’s asked him to submit personal documents to the team picking Romney’s vice presidential nominee. He also says he’s certain he won’t be asked, either. Bush says he backs his “friend” and fellow Floridian, Sen. Marco Rubio, for the slot.
But the former governor did have some advice for whomever Romney chooses: “Have fun.”
Bush was in Washington on Friday to testify at a House Budget Committee hearing. He told the panel he would support higher taxes if the ratio was $1 raised for every $10 cut from spending. But he said it’s easy for him to go along with that because he’s not a candidate for anything.
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.