Posts Tagged: Things In Space

Enemy Monkey Launched Into Space By Iran

Longtime American enemy Iran made another bold move in its passive-aggressive hostilities toward Washington by … let's see, by reportedly sending a monkey into space. Who would do such a thing, to a monkey?

Press TV, the state-run satellite broadcaster, said the animal was launched in a space capsule code named Pishgam, or Pioneer. The development coincided with continued stalemate in the unrelated Western effort to persuade Iran to abandon its nuclear enrichment program, which Western powers maintain is designed to create nuclear weapons technology—an assertion Iran denies.

So, sending this animal into orbit for a moment "coincided" with the "unrelated" 35-year problems Iran has with its [...]


Giant Shiny Object Fails To Distract Conspiracy Theorists From Their Normal Ramblings

The clip above depicts various camera angles of an unidentified "fiery ball of light" that made its way across the Midwest last night shortly after 10 p.m. local time. The consensus is that the object was merely a meteor getting a little too close to the Earth for comfort, but that didn't stop every crank with an Internet connection from projecting their issues onto its blinding surface Thankfully, there is at least one person out there who still can keep their heads in times of crisis! This guy smartly chose to see past the conspiracy theorizers and offended rapture-believers: "I wish I was somewhere where it landed saw [...]


Did NASA Send This Ground Squirrel To Mars?

Guess what people on the Internet have discovered? Life on Mars! But it is not, according to current theories, Martian. It's a … ground squirrel, or perhaps a regular Martian rock that looks a little like a ground squirrel from a certain angle and a certain light. The very large NASA image from the rover Curiosity is here, so you can spend the next hour or so looking for Waldo the Martian Ground Squirrel, or you can just accept the conclusion of this UFO blog:

A lot of people are emailing me saying that this squirrel was part of a NASA experiment to test how long it [...]



Pictures of Saturn here! Go look!


Seven Amazing Videos From the Last Lunar Mission, 40 Years Ago

It was 40 years ago when humans last made the effort to visit another heavenly sphere, on the Apollo 17 mission that launched on this day in 1972. But astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison "Jack" Schmitt didn't just walk on the lunar surface—they also drove around in a dune buggy, and also skipped around while singing songs. Nixon was so angry about this expression of joy that humans were banned from every visiting the moon again.


Idiot People See Things In Outer Space Pictures Because They Are Dumb

COUNTRY OF DIMWITS DESERVES TO BE BOMBED. (CNN) — New photographs released by NASA have captured images of a vast stellar formation resembling a human hand reaching across space.

In fact it doesn't even look very much like a hand! Unless you are high on peyote or Jesus.