Sunday, August 17, 2008

Tight NASA Videos, Part 1

As far as I'm concerned, here is an airtight argument for giving NASA all of the funding it wants:

That's our planet. We live there.

It spins. The sunlight reflects off of the cool water of the South Pacific and out into space. You can see it get smaller, as the Galileo spacecraft moves away from it at tens of thousands of miles an hour on its way to Jupiter in 1990.

(More information and a higher quality video can be found at the Astronomy Picture of the Day)

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