All I want for Christmas


kaguya_moon_labeled

Originally uploaded by thebadastronomer

Is this image on about a 30″ poster format.

Tell your congressman, the Japanese are officially kicking our ass in lunar exploration. This is a screenshot from a lunar probe they launched earlier this year, that has been sending back not grainy black-and-white images, but High Definition video from very close to the surface of the moon.

While we fart around trying to protect all the people in Iraq from killing each other because of the power vacuum we created there.

(By the way, “I told you so”)
Daniel