‘That’s no moon, it’s a space station.’
The southern tip of Italy is visible in this image taken by the Expedition 49 crew aboard the International Space Station on Sept. 17, 2016.
Experts say parts of the nearly 9-ton space station could land anywhere, including a city.
The Biomolecule Sequencer experiment aboard the International Space Station tests a DNA sequencing device called MinION. It is a commercially available device that works well on Earth but was never tested in space.
This is a composite shot created by college student Kevin Wisbith comparing the size of the first Death Star with Florida. Doesn't look so big now, does it? It's estimated the original Death Star was about 140 - 160km (87 - 99 miles...