Diving into and out of the sky

This image, taken by Van Wideman, shows a group of skydivers making a jump with the Space Shuttle Discovery launching in the background-- and it was on April 24, 1990, when Discovery took the Hubble Space Telescope into orbit!

 

My blog post about this (with more details): blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2010/06/11/diving...

 

Van Wideman on Facebook: www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=687039863

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Uploaded on June 10, 2010