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A Pale Blue Dot? Soyuz Launch of Expedition 40 to ISS #BlueDot

A photo sequence for the Liftoff of Soyuz TMA-13M with Expedition 40 to the ISS. It brings ESA’s Astronaut Alexander Gerst together with NASA’s Astronaut Reid Wiseman and Russian Cosmosnaut Maxim Suraev to the International Space Station. Launchdate: May 28th, 21:57 CEST, 20:57 CET. not long anymore – below 2 minutes, all green for launch. […]

In: Willem-Alexander. Out: Beatrix. (Bye Bye Bea)

On the 30th of April 2013, Beatrix, Queen of the Netherlands, will abdicate in favour of son Willem-Alexander, Prince of Orange. There it goes: Beatrix -> Willem-Alexander. (by http://www.graphincent.nl/ – unverified) Share:

Odenwald / Bergstrasse : castles and ruins

Here, in the “Bergstrasse” (“mountainstreet” or also known as “Strada Montana”) in Hesse, Germany, are plenty of castles and ruins. As they are all lined up from north to south on the first hills of the Odenwald, I am interested if it would be possible to walk from the most north one (Frankenstein) to the […]