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Space Probes to Take Pictures of Earth

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#1    Waspie_Dwarf

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Posted 18 July 2013 - 06:08 PM

NASA Interplanetary Probes to Take Pictures of Earth From Space


www.nasa.gov said:

PASADENA, Calif. -- Two NASA spacecraft, one studying the Saturn system, the other observing Mercury, are maneuvering into place to take pictures of Earth on July 19 and 20.

The image taken from the Saturn system by NASA's Cassini spacecraft will occur between 2:27 and 2:42 PDT (5:27 and 5:42 p.m. EDT, or 21:27 and 21:47 UTC) Friday, July 19. Cassini will be nearly 900 million miles (nearly 1.5 billion kilometers) away from Earth. NASA is encouraging the public to look and wave in the direction of Saturn at the time of the portrait and share their pictures via the Internet.


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Posted 18 July 2013 - 06:13 PM

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