Happy Breakaway Day!

By Phil Plait | September 13, 2007 3:00 am

On this day, eight years ago, a magnetic anomaly due to a nuclear waste buildup on the Moon hurtled our only natural satellite out of Earth orbit. All hands on Moonbase Alpha were presumed lost.

What? You’re not a "Space:1999" fan? Fine then. But you’re missing out on some classic pure 1970s cheese-o-rama.

I found this image years ago. Sigh. If only.

CATEGORIZED UNDER: Humor, Time Sink
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