Space porn: These images are (quite literally) out of this world
President and CEO of Concerned Women for America Penny Young Nance is, of course, very concerned for America. She is also very concerned for Miley Cyrus, and the terrible impact that feminism has had on the other young women of this great nation, who are now probably going to grow up to rub their butts into Robin Thicke’s crotch because women’s rights or whatever.
In a Monday editorial for Fox News, Young Nance calls Cyrus’ uncomfortably racialized performance at the MTV Video Music Awards (which has been thoughtfully critiqued for its faux sex positivity and “postmodern careerist” minstrelsy here and here) “what the end of the road looks like for the ‘women’s liberation’ movement.”
Bodily autonomy and self-determination? The ability to live free from violence? Equal pay for equal work? Think again! The culmination of the feminist agenda has always been about Cyrus in a furry bathing suit simulating masturbation with a foam finger for an audience of millionaire pop musicians, corporate executives and television stars.
Nice work, ladies! Everyone can go home now!
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.