Space porn: These images are (quite literally) out of this world
Secretary of State John Kerry goes Full Ginsburg to promote the Obama administration’s case for a military strike against Syria, while Congressional lawmakers hold a Goldilocks-style debate about whether the proposed military campaign would be a step too far, not far enough or just right.
John Kerry on “Meet the Press”: Samples from Syria tested positive for sarin
John McCain on “Face the Nation”: Congressional vote on military strike on Syria is “problematic”
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers on “State of the Union”: The evidence is convicingin, Congress will vote to authorize military action
Rand Paul on “Meet the Press”: American intervention in Syria would be a “mistake”
Tim Kaine on “Face the Nation”: Congress will rally behind the “principle” of Obama’s military strike
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.