Space porn: These images are (quite literally) out of this world
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court has pushed back a crucial preliminary hearing of evidence against an African warlord known as “The Terminator” to give prosecutors more time to prepare their case.
The court announced Tuesday that the date of the so-called confirmation of charges hearings against Bosco Ntaganda has been put back to Feb. 10 next year. It had been due to start Sept. 26.
The hearing is intended to let judges weigh if there is enough evidence to put Ntaganda on trial.
Rwandan-born Ntaganda was first indicted in 2006 on charges of recruiting and using child soldiers in Congo’s eastern province of Ituri. Last July prosecutors added charges of murder, rape, sexual slavery, persecution and pillaging, in 2002-2003.
He turned himself in in March and is in custody.
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.