Space porn: These images are (quite literally) out of this world
HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston for treatment of a lingering cough.
Bush’s chief of staff, Jean Becker, says the 88-year-old former president is being treated for bronchitis at Houston’s Methodist Hospital. She says he was admitted last Friday and is expected to be released by the weekend.
Becker told the Houston Chronicle (http://bit.ly/X4y5iF ) on Thursday that the illness was not life-threatening but there had been concerns it could have developed into pneumonia.
Becker’s office referred questions to Bush’s spokesman, who did not immediately respond to calls from The Associated Press.
Bush’s son, former President George W. Bush, has been among visitors.
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.