My sense of scale was totally out the window before I saw the arrows. I thought I was looking at a crater you might ding a car rim on, not an Olympic stadium...
So would you say it was a ... virgin Virgin flight?
Watching this now using the NASA app on my Android TV box. This will be the first time I’ve been able to watch a complete spacewalk since I’ve never had the time before (I’m recovering from back surgery last week, so I’m out of work right now). This will be neat to see. :)
Well, I’m gonna go there.
He must not be getting his “medicine”.
This style of science writing on Giz ,which includes interviews with other experts in the field unaffiliated to the study, is really fantastic.
Maybe it speaks to my overall level of maturity but my first thought when I saw this was that if you could sneak a sleeve of this stuff onto a sleeping friend’s arm, it would take ‘Stop hitting yourself, why are you hitting yourself’ to a whole other level...
Fair question, so we reached out to Paul Kindstedt for an answer. Here’s what he said:
This should be a reminder of what a real hero is.
I hope that if Aliens are watching us, they’re paying close attention to things like this to get a glimpse of our true nature. I love these stories where people from all over rally their experience and technology to rescue people trapped in impossible situations.
Beavis unborn child?
Now that we actually have a decent rocket that can launch stuff without having to slingshot it around the solar system for 10 years, we really should send probes to the last 2 remaining gas giants.
Seems like typical human behavior: This now cheaper per unit? I’ll get more units.
Former veterinary nurse, zoo intern, now Biologist (Master’s Degree) here. The only wild animal that belongs in captivity is the nonreleaseable critter unable to survive on its own due to injury or illness. Many zoos and aquariums are switching over. Captive breeeding and reintroduction, even when it’s not a scam,…
THANK YOU for posting this story. I don’t think the majority of your readers in the States realize that this is going to be absolutely devastating on the islands in the Caribbean.
They should make the monkey version of the beattles, I think they already tried that though.
For those of you coming here for a “mop-topped Monkee” joke, here you go.
Just got back from vacation in Jamaica where we swam with the dolphins. Such amazing, beautiful creatures. It was definitely a bucket list moment in my life.