…and this was from a LEO satellite…

So this was just put out there:  http://www.nbcnews.com/science/hubble-telescope-finds-source-cosmic-stream-near-milky-way-6C10911426 And yup, you read that right:  the Hubble is a low earth orbiting (LEO) satellite, just like the others that Digitalglobe and RapidEye use–except the payload, the camera and telescope, points outwards.  Don’t get me wrong–if the Hubble hadn’t been that low to the Earth, the space […]

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