Space porn: These images are (quite literally) out of this world
Have you been paying attention to Fox News’ conservative panel show “The Five” lately? “The Daily Show’s” Samantha Bee has, and she’s uncovered some hidden context the rest of us were missing.
“The Five” is “so much more than just a panel show,” Bee unveiled in a dramatic monologue. The tragic tale of a doomed romance between “winsome blonde ingenue” Dana Perino and bad boy Gred Gutfield, it’s a love story to rival one of Shakespeare — or Nicholas Sparks.
Watch Bee’s one-woman interpretation of their romance play out here:
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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.