Featured: Epsilon Indi 2 D
The world’s famous multi-function towers are in plain sight, and the pleasant, pre-dusk weather is typical for the region. Less typical are the simultaneous launches to orbit. The photographer timed the shot to coincide with a military drill, thereby capturing images of four (very rare) vertical launches of fast interceptors, rather than the typical runway-to-runway shuttles going to and from orbit.
Epsilon Indi 2 D or "Tigua" (tee-gah) as it is nicknamed, is the most hospitable of the three life-bearing satellites of the large gas giant known as Lee, and represents one of the settlement milestones since humanity commenced interstellar expansion in 2105. DISCOVERY Unlike the other planetary systems upon which…
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