“Things go whizzing by us all the time”

February 7, 2010 at 11:34 am | Posted in Lifescape | Leave a comment
Sometimes they look like spaceships.
clipped from www.thestar.com

Things go whizzing by us all the time. The first sign of worry comes when NASA takes a look and collectively shrugs its shoulders.

This photo shows a mysterious X-shaped object picked up by the Hubble Telescope on Jan. 29, 2010.

About a month ago, the celestial object pictured above streaked by us at the relatively safe distance of 290 million kilometres from Earth. This image was taken by the Hubble telescope.

Hubble takes pictures of all sorts of weird things, but seldom does NASA refer to them in a press release as “mysterious.”

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