The Sun is pissed! Video from NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory:
Come to think of it, there hasn't been a cute kitten photo or video around here in a while. I say let's keep it that way.
Back to space then, way way back to 1977. This doesn't look like it would be the smartest idea, but then space exploration wasn't meant to be low-cost and adventure-free:
Which of course raises the question, why doesn't the damn shuttle just fly itself back to Florida? I mean am I right?
Oh, and anybody find a camera flash out there? If so, let me know as I seem to be missing mine.