Frog and rocket lift off, simultaneously

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That's one giant leap for a frog beside NASA's LADEE spacecraft lifting off last Friday at Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. (via @NASA on Instagram)

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  1. I want that frog to be okay (as in, not cooked) but even if the photo is of its last seconds of life, what a way to go!

  2. I regret nothiiiiiing!!!

  3. Given how far away you had to be to photograph the rocket and the size of your average frog, I would say the frog is fine as long as it didn't weigh 3 or 4 tons.

    This is a forced perspective trick.

  4. Curiously enough, the only thing that went through the mind of the frog as it was launched into the air was Oh no, not again. Many people have speculated that if we knew exactly why the frog had thought that we would know a lot more about the nature of the universe than we do now.

  5. At his debriefing, the intrepid and celebrated Mr Frog showed signs of fatigue and had to be helped to the podium.

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