These great hollow globes of artificial super-metals, and artificial transparent adamant, ranged in size from the earliest and smallest structures, which were no bigger than a very small asteroid, to spheres considerably larger than the Earth. (Olaf Stapledon, STAR MAKER)
Saturday, September 21, 2013
Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day shows the Antares launch vehicle carrying the Cygnus cargo vehicle to the ISS. The picture is shot in infrared, giving an odd look to the scene. Click here for some background on the Cygnus.