By now you’ve no doubt already shed a tear for Spacetoad, who met his fiery, glorious end during a NASA rocket launch earlier this week. But did you know that he’s just the latest in a long line of animals who have run afoul of our nation’s space program?
What follows is a look at the unfortunate fauna who have found themselves a little too close to a launchpad. It’s the most fitting tribute to a noble Spacetoad we could think of.
The frog that got too close to a NASA launch
Photo: NASA/Wallops/Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport via Universe Today