Lunar Transit: NASA Image of the Day

By | 2016-11-03T10:40:13+00:00 August 4th, 2015|Science & Space|

Last week I had the privilege of seeing the legendary Blue Moon while way out in the wild of Colorado without the intrusion of city lights mucking things up. It was pretty spectacular and I was lucky to do so because a moon like that doesn’t come around very often. In fact it only comes around once every…well I can’t think of an analogy right now, but it’s a real long time.

Now check out this great shot of the Moon with a tiny little space station speeding past. You don’t see that every day.

The International Space Station, with a crew of six onboard, is seen in silhouette as it transits the moon at roughly five miles per second, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, Woodford, VA. Onboard are; NASA astronauts Scott Kelly and Kjell Lindgren: Russian Cosmonauts Gennady Padalka, Mikhail Kornienko, Oleg Kononenko, and Japanese astronaut Kimiya Yui.

Courtesy of | Image Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

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