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Published:September 15th, 2013 12:01 EST

Flying Frog Photo-Bombs NASA's LADEE Rocket Launch: Video

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A NASA camera managed to snap an incredible photo of a frog flying through the air, blasted off the ground by the force of the thrusters carrying the unmanned LADEE spacecraft.


Snapped by a remote, sound-triggered camera on a single frame in a series of eight or nine photos, the image has grabbed quite a lot of attention, including more than 15,000 likes on the version NASA posted to its Instagram account and another 9,000 likes on Facebook."


In the long history of space flight we`ve witnessed humans, dogs and monkeys blasted off into outer space, but this is the first time a frog has hitched a ride on a rocket carrying a spacecraft bound for the moon.

It`s not easy being green, especially when the force of a rocket blasting off sends you flying in the air. You don`t have to be a rocket scientist or Kermit the Frog to figure out the fate of this hapless frog.

This frog didn`t make it to the moon, or even out of the Earth`s atmosphere, but he`s gained Internet fame.

Sweet dreams of oblivion, little frog.


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