Atlas V Arc of Light: Rocket launched with twin Radiation Belt Storm Probes sent to explore the Van Allen Belts that surround Earth. Astrophotographer Mike Killian took this photo from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida Aug.
This looks like a big scary monster is clutching a wee person in his hand! -- Hang on! Second look and it's a happy person looking down at the cute bambino cradled in their arms. Yes, we'll go with that as it's less nightmare-