Ban 'shocked and appalled' by shelling of Gaza school
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon made plea for Israel and Hamas to end conflict and vehemently condemned the shelling of a U.N.-run school in the Gaza Strip. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
The Solar Dynamics Observatory, an incredibly advanced spacecraft designed to study the sun, collected images of the rarest predictable solar event, the transit of Venus across the face of the sun. Check it out!
Check out this incredible time-lapse video featuring shots of Earth taken from the International Space Station. Photography by Knate Myers and music from John Murphy. Images courtesy of NASA.
Cosmonauts and astronauts completed their training at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan ahead of the launch of the Soyuz Expedition 39/40 to the International Space Station. The Soyuz rocket, and its three-man crew, is scheduled for launch on March 26. The NASA astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts will spend six-months on the ISS during their mission.