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.
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).
Picture credit: Universe Today