NASA Bloopers and Blunders #231

“NASA, nasa, NASAaaa…” (in Jan Brady voice…)

NASA puts out so much garbage it cannot keep track and blunders are more and more prevelant


NASA confused the moon with the sun in photos posted to Twitter

Oh, NASA. That is not a picture of the sun from the International Space Station.

That’s a picture of the moon.

On Tuesday, NASA’s official Twitter account, which boasts 12.1 million followers, posted a photo taken by NASA astronaut and current year-long Space Station resident

Scott Kelly claiming that the sun and Earth can both be seen in the image.

However, some intrepid space fans on Twitter, including this reporter, pointed out that the bright shining object in the photo is not the sun, but is, in fact, the moon.

“Well, seeing as how stars and city lights at night are both visible in the field of view with the bright light source, it can’t possibly be the sun,” Emily Lakdawalla…

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