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Photobomb Frog

Did you see this picture of the Photobomb Frog?


A still camera on a sound trigger captured this intriguing photo of an airborne frog as NASA’s LADEE spacecraft lifts off from Pad 0B at Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on September 6, 2013. NASA Wallops Flight Facility/Chris Perry
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A NASA camera managed to snap an incredible photo of a frog flying through the air, blasted off the ground by the force of the thrusters carrying the unmanned LADEE spacecraft.

Snapped by a remote, sound-triggered camera on a single frame in a series of eight or nine photos, the image has grabbed quite a lot of attention, including more than 15,000 likes on the version NASA posted to its Instagram account and another 9,000 likes on Facebook.

The LADEE — Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer — lifted off from Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia’s Eastern Shore at 11:27 p.m. Friday. It’s headed all 238,850 miles to the moon, but the ill-fated frog probably just rocketed a few dozen feet.

“The photo team confirms the frog is real and was captured in a single frame by one of the remote cameras used to photograph the launch,” NASA wrote of the image. “The condition of the frog, however, is uncertain.

Read more: http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/Blog/2013/09/12/Frog-photobomb-of-rocket-caught-in-incredible-photo/9791379000159/#ixzz2endkJh8j

My favorite part of this story is that the condition of the from is uncertain.

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