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Cassini Probe to Take Photo of Earth

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Posted 18 June 2013 - 11:23 PM

Cassini Probe to Take Photo of Earth From Deep Space


www.nasa.gov said:

PASADENA, Calif. - NASA's Cassini spacecraft, now exploring Saturn, will take a picture of our home planet from a distance of hundreds of millions of miles on July 19. NASA is inviting the public to help acknowledge the historic interplanetary portrait as it is being taken.

Earth will appear as a small, pale blue dot between the rings of Saturn in the image, which will be part of a mosaic, or multi-image portrait, of the Saturn system Cassini is composing.  

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