Monday, March 17, 2008

From Astronomy Picture of the Day


This entire post comes courtesy of Astronomy Picture of the Day

Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured,
along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.
2008 March 16
Endeavour to Orbit
Credit & Copyright: James N. Brown

"Explanation: Birds don't fly as high. Airplanes don't go as fast. The Statue of Liberty weighs less...
The exhaust column pictured is from the Space Shuttle Endeavour after last week's night launch to visit the International Space Station...Rockets bound for space are now launched from somewhere on Earth about once a week."

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