Wednesday / 24 July 2013

Earth & Moon Imaged From Deep Space


Two NASA Interplanetary Spacecraft Capture Images Of Earth-Moon System; MESSENGER Obtained Its Black & Whited Photos (R) From A Position Around Mercury (98 Million Km From Earth), While Cassini Used Acquired Color Images From A Vantage Point 1.5 Billion Km Away, Behind A Back-Lit Saturn; Images Demonstrate How Tiny Earth Is In Vastness Of Space, & Strategic Importance / Logic Of Developing Earth-Moon System As 1st Step In Human Expansion Into The Cosmos

Image Credit: NASA