Astrosphere for June 20, 2007

All right, here’s what’s happening around the astrosphere.

Today’s photo is of the International Space Station and the space shuttle Atlantis, taken by Roger Hintzsche. Roger did this as a 16-second exposure on his camera when the pair passed above his part of the sky. Nice shot Roger.

Do black holes really exist? Bad Astronomy has an article on research that claims everything might work differently than astronomers think.

There’s a cool interview
over on Scientific American with Alan Weisman about what would happen if everyone on Earth disappeared.

Centauri Dreams looks at Charles Stross’ approach to spaceflight.