A Scenic Saturn View

Imagine the vista afforded a freighter captain, approaching a moon of the ringed planet, bringing supplies, or perhaps carrying some precious resource back home for use in the Earth/Moon system… This is gorgeous.

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The Day the Earth Smiled

On July 19, 2013, in an event celebrated the world over, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft slipped into Saturn’s shadow and turned to image the planet, seven of its moons, its inner rings — and, in the background, our home planet, Earth.

And here is home…

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