At about 100 meters from the cargo bay of the space shuttle Challenger, Bruce McCandless II was farther out than anyone had ever been before. Guided by a Manned Maneuvering Unit (MMU), astronaut McCandless was floating free in space.
The Solar Eclipse from Space. This is by far the most amazing image you’ll see all week. While we did see some great images of Sunday’s ring of fire eclipse from Earth, nothing can match this amazing shot taken from space.
MAMMATUS clouds are most often associated with the anvil cloud & severe thunderstorms. They often extend from the base of a cumulonimbus but may also be found under altocumulus, altostratus, stratocumulus, & cirrus clouds as well as volcanic ash clouds^