Earlier this week, when International Space Station commander Daniel Burbank beheld comet Lovejoy streaking through space, he could not believe his eyes.
“[It was] the most amazing thing I’ve ever seen in space, and that’s saying an awful lot because every day is filled with amazing things,” said Burbank. Continue reading...
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The Comet Lovejoy is visible near Earth's horizon in this nighttime image photographed by NASA astronaut Dan Burbank, Expedition 30 commander, onboard the International Space Station on Dec. 21, 2011.