TODAY   |  September 12, 2013

One giant leap: Photogenic frog photobombs NASA

A remote camera set to photograph the launch of NASA’s LADEE spacecraft on Sept. 6 captured an image of a startled frog. Officials at the Wallops/Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport in Virginia confirm that the photo is in fact real.

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>>> friday. take a look. the space agency is confirming the picture is legit. so why was the frog hanging around during the launch? the launchpad is surrounded by a pool of water.

>> that helps insulate it from damage. we cannot confirm no frogs were harmed. we do know back in the '70s when pigs in spring was really popular, we used to see kerr mit in space all the time.

>> i don't think, that's too high in the air.

>> that landing --

>> i don't have one.