Thursday, January 6, 2011

Sic Transit Space Station – Lunar Version

Via Shaker decodevo, here’s Thierry Legault’s photo of the International Space Station transiting the moon.

(Click picture to embiggen.)

When I cross-posted the solar eclipse shot over at Shakesville, folks noted how much the ISS looked like a TIE fighter from Star Wars. And of course that drew comments like, “That’s not a moon…” and “Fighters are never this far out in deep space on their own….”