Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Photo of the Day: NASA Masterpiece

This one is off-the-charts:
A not-so-long time from now in a planetary orbit not far away, a team of astronauts will head to the International Space Station. NASA just revealed the official poster for Expedition 45, and it is a Star Wars-themed masterpiece...Each astronaut has a differently hued lightsaber. There's a satellite that looks deceivingly like an X-Wing with its S-foils in attack position. And that eerily familiar object next to Scott Kelly's head... that's no moon.

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  1. Kelly is going to the space station?! How cool is that. Gabby must be doing much better. Great find.

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  2. So clever! Someone -- maybe several someones -- was having a LOT of fun with this. And yes, Mark Kelly will be gone for about a month, I believe.

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    1. I understand it's a YEAR. Maybe I'm wrong and that's a different experiment, but that's definitely in the works.

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  3. It's not MARK Kelly but his identical twin. Mark will remain on the ground, and after a year, their physiology will be compared. Mark is staying because of Gabby, but he's essential to the experiment. How many identical twin astronauts ARE there who could do this??? Is that not major cool?

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    1. Ooo, yes, massively cool. Thanks for telling me that.

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