Frog photobombs NASA moon launch

This frog must have been startled last Friday night, when a Minotaur V rocket blasted off from Wallops Island Flight Facility in Virginia, launching the LADEE moon craft to an eventual lunar orbit.

Unfortunate frog hops in front of a photo taken of the LADEE moon launch on September 6, 2013. Image via NASA / WFF / MARS

LADEE stands for Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer. The craft is a robotic mission conducted by NASA.

NASA says the frog probably didn’t make it. But its legend will live on.

Best photos: September 6 launch of LADEE spacecraft to moon

September 12, 2013

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