Space hopper; amazing picture of frog up caught in NASA rocket launch 8 years ago

Space hopper; amazing picture of frog up caught in NASA rocket launch

Poor little fella gets launched into or-ribbit.

Sadly, we don’t know if the unfortunate amphibian survived this brush with a NASA rocket. We fear he may have croaked but we hope he didn’t.

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Snapped at the launch of the LADEE spacecraft in Virginia last Friday by one of NASA’s automatic cameras, it shows how a frog somehow managed to be in the wrong place at a very wrong time.

NASA boffins reckon that a pool of water, that is released on launch to cool the engines, may have been the frog’s temporary home, and that’s how became a Kermit-ted member of the space race (sorry).

Frog rocket

Picture credit: Universe Today