Astrosphere for August 13, 2007

Tom Davis captured this image of the Western Veil and Pickering’s Triangle.

Gizmodo has a cool article with images and information about the upcoming Galactic Suite hotel, which could open as early as 2012.

EcoGeek explains how tether launching might be the best way to get into space while saving the planet.

Sky and Telescope asks, do sunspots forecast the rain?