It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
Japan's Hayabusa probe took this photo of the Earth, its moon and a starry background on May 12, 2010 as it limped home toward a planned June landing after visiting the asteroid Itokawa
Originally posted by stars15k
It looks for all the world like a smudge on the window from a dog's nose.
Seriously, given the overall fairly crappy resolution, it's must just be a glitch in information transfer.