Space stuff

A few nice pictures for today. The first is an outburst from a black hole (Credit: X-ray: NASA/CXC/Curtin University/R. Soria et al., Optical: NASA/STScI/ Middlebury College/F. Winkler et al.):

The next two look at SpaceX, the private company that is in line to take over cargo transport into space (Credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann):

and a more recent picture (Credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann April 26, 2012):

The launch is scheduled for the near future, but there is no firm date yet. You can look here for more information.

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