Views Of A Geisha. Maikos, or apprentice geishas, observe an annular solar eclipse with solar viewers at a shrine in Kyoto, western Japan, on May 21, 2012. The sun and moon aligned over the Earth in a rare astronomical event on Monday - an annular eclipse that dimmed the skies over parts of Asia and North America, briefly turning the sun into a blazing ring of fire. (REUTERS/Yomiuri Shimbun)
“I hope it makes it easier for kids growing up gay that they know that another one of their heroes was like them,” Sally Ride’s sister, Bear Ride, said.
Today WE WERE the Kennedy Space Center (Washington, DC Annex). Here was the view from our Terrace as Space Shuttle Discovery flew over the Potomac toward its new hangar home at the Smithsonian’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center near Dulles.
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Plan to watch the Shuttle Discovery’s final flight over D.C.? My friend John made an interactive map based off the information provided by the Smithsonian, NASA and fellow photographers on the best places to watch the shuttle. The flyover is expected to take place between 10 and 11 a.m. today. [map] [flight]
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