Happy Breakaway Day!

Happy Breakaway Day!

Happy Breakaway Day!

Bad Astronomy
The entire universe in blog form
Sept. 13 2007 3:00 AM

Happy Breakaway Day!

On this day, eight years ago, a magnetic anomaly due to a nuclear waste buildup on the Moon hurtled our only natural satellite out of Earth orbit. All hands on Moonbase Alpha were presumed lost.

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I found this image years ago. Sigh. If only.