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)
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Today's Astronomy Picture of the Day shows Suitsat-1, a discarded Orlan spacesuit filled with a transmitter and discarded clothing. Believe it or not, ground observers actually spotted Suitsat-1!