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Tuesday, August 20, 2019
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cassini spacecraft photographs

A photo by the Cassini spacecraft shows the rings of Saturn, with Earth a faint blue dot in the distance. (NASA/JPL/Cassini/Guillermo Abramson)

Carl Sagan once famously referred to the Earth as, “where we make our stand.”

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft photos from over 900 million miles away are simply breathtaking. Looking at that pale, blue dot he described suddenly makes sense. It’s our home – but just one tiny speck barely visible in the infinitely vast reach of space.