Space porn: These images are (quite literally) out of this world
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Dianne Feinstein wants to know what the FBI learned when it interviewed Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev (tsahr-NEYE’-ehv) after his six-month stay last year in the Russian provinces of Dagestan and Chechnya.
The FBI had been tipped off a year earlier by Russian officials that 26-year-old Tsarnaev, who was killed last week in a shootout with police, was worth investigating for possible extremist ties.
Feinstein, chairwoman of the Senate intelligence committee, wants senior FBI officials to testify as soon as Tuesday to explain what they learned and why they did not pursue the matter further.
The surviving suspect, 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, remains hospitalized and was charged Monday.
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.