Space porn: These images are (quite literally) out of this world
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Marketo, a provider of cloud-based marketing software, leaped in its trading debut on Friday.
The stock rose $7.70, or 59.2 percent, to $20.70 in afternoon trading Friday. The shares were priced at $13, at the high end of the expected range of $11 to $13 per share.
Marketo raised about $79.3 million in the offering.
The initial public offering of about 6.1 million shares included roughly 5.8 million shares being offered by Marketo Inc. and 309,509 shares from selling stockholders. The San Mateo, Calif., company won’t receive any proceeds from stock sold by selling shareholders.
The shares are listed on the Nasdaq under the “MKTO” ticker symbol.
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.