Frog Photobombs NASA’s Rocket Launch, Makes Leap Around Internet

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Frogggsss in spaaaccceee!


A frog photobombs NASA’s LADEE launch Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. (credit: NASA/Wallops Flight Facility/Chris Perry)

Or frog, at least. And maybe not in space, but for certain a wild ride.

Look closely at this photo (full size image here) and you’ll see the little guy streaking skyward alongside a 90-foot-tall rocket carrying a moon mission from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on Friday.

Another piece of science fiction, you’re thinking.

But NASA confirms the photo, taken by a remote camera during Friday’s launch of the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE), is not some trick.

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