Tag Archives: Pale Blue Dot

Earthset From The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

“On the Moon, the Earth never rises — or sets. If you were to sit on the surface of the Moon, you would see the Earth just hang in the sky. This is because the Moon always keeps the same … Continue reading

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NASA – Earthrise

“In December of 1968, the crew of Apollo 8 became the first people to leave our home planet and travel to another body in space. But as crew members Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders all later recalled, the … Continue reading

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“Evening Star” Earth

We’ve had a most peculiar sunset imaged from Mars, but here, for the first time, we can see the “Evening Star” Earth. “This view of the twilight sky and Martian horizon taken by NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover includes Earth as the … Continue reading

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In The Shadow Of Saturn

The images taken by the Cassini space probe are fast becoming some of my favourite images. I can now add to the growing list this stunning image of Saturn (APOD). “In the shadow of Saturn, unexpected wonders appear. The robotic Cassini … Continue reading

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The Day The Earth Smiled – View From Earth

The day the Earth smiled was a success, leaving us with a spellbinding image of Saturn, its rings, and our pale blue dot. But what of us looking up at Saturn that day? “This friendly photo collage is constructed from more … Continue reading

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The Day The Earth Smiled – Success!

The day the Earth smiled happened on July 19th 2013. The above picture is the result. Taken by Cassini, we can see the pale blue dot of Earth and the moon nestled under the famous rings of Saturn. It’s a … Continue reading

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Melodysheep – Neil Armstrong Tribute – Blue & Beautiful

Melodysheep – Neil Armstrong Tribute – Blue & Beautiful. A wonderful tribute by Melodysheep to Neil Armstrong, talking about the blue and beautiful Earth. Seems that everyone who visits space comments on this wondrous pale blue dot of ours. Onwards!

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