#1 By: pesco, September 12th, 2013 15:15
#2 By: David Emigh, September 12th, 2013 15:35
I want that frog to be okay (as in, not cooked) but even if the photo is of its last seconds of life, what a way to go!
#3 By: awjt, September 12th, 2013 15:41
the frog looks like it jumped as high as the rocket for just one millisecond
#4 By: fuzzyfuzzyfungus, September 12th, 2013 15:42
#5 By: Christopher Waldrop, September 12th, 2013 15:45
I can't even think about the frog. All I can think about is what an appropriate name "Wallops" is for a rocket facility.
#6 By: Jason Andresen, September 12th, 2013 15:52
Given how far away you had to be to photograph the rocket and the size of your average frog, I would say the frog is fine as long as it didn't weigh 3 or 4 tons.
This is a forced perspective trick.
#7 By: fuzzyfuzzyfungus, September 12th, 2013 16:06
NASA says that the camera was 'on a sound trigger', rather than manned, and could well have been rather closer. Doesn't dismiss that possibility; but rocket launches aren't something that they leave to the humans to photograph (though, obviously, their PR people aren't likely to keep the press away).
#8 By: Kevin Thoman, September 12th, 2013 16:08
#9 By: Tom Tjarks, September 12th, 2013 16:09
Kermit, this is not how to join the Pigs in Space crew!!
#10 By: micah, September 12th, 2013 16:34
#11 By: Greg Tulonen, September 12th, 2013 16:55
Curiously enough, the only thing that went through the mind of the frog as it was launched into the air was Oh no, not again. Many people have speculated that if we knew exactly why the frog had thought that we would know a lot more about the nature of the universe than we do now.
#12 By: Donald Petersen, September 12th, 2013 16:58
At his debriefing, the intrepid and celebrated Mr Frog showed signs of fatigue and had to be helped to the podium.
#13 By: Stefan Jones, September 12th, 2013 18:35
"Blasted by exhaust from a revolutionary new rocket engine, an ordinary frog gained uncanny mutant powers and became . . .
#14 By: Preston, September 12th, 2013 19:37
Fickt nicht mit Rocketefrosch!
#15 By: Thetorchpasses, September 12th, 2013 21:30
#16 By: digitalArtform, September 12th, 2013 22:28
It's a bird!
It's a plane!
It's a frog!
#17 By: Preston, September 13th, 2013 00:41
When we were kids, if we wanted to blow up a frog we had to stick a firecracker up its butt. And we liked it.
#18 By: Rocket Frog Content, September 13th, 2013 01:07
"One small step for a frog:
One giant leap for frog kind" - http://www.rocketfrog.ca
#19 By: R Conto, September 13th, 2013 01:20
FROG - Flying Reptile Over Ground
#20 By: Stefan Jones, September 13th, 2013 01:26
That picture is a poignant symbol of whatever political point I'm trying to make.
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