Space porn: These images are (quite literally) out of this world
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Geraldo Rivera, who hosts a weekend show on Fox News Channel, said Thursday he’s seriously thinking about running for U.S. Senate in New Jersey.
“Buckle your seat belts!” said Rivera before announcing, on his radio show on WABC-AM in New York, that he is “truly contemplating” a Senate bid.
He said he has spoken to some people in the New Jersey GOP about a run, but he didn’t say what they told him.
Rivera got a mixed response when he asked his 30,000 Twitter followers how they feel about him challenging either Sen. Frank Lautenberg or Newark Mayor Cory Booker.
At 89, Lautenberg is the oldest sitting U.S. senator. The Democrat hasn’t said if he will seek re-election.
Booker, also a Democrat, has announced he is exploring a run but hasn’t made clear if he would challenge Lautenberg in a primary, should he seek another term.
No Republican has formally announced an interest in running.
Rivera, who is 69, said he has commitments to Fox and the radio show, but “I figure at my age if I’m going to do it, I gotta do it.”
“And there doesn’t seem to be any Republicans ready to work against or run against” Lautenberg or Booker, he said.
The New Jersey Republican party did not return an email asking for comment.
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.