Small, And Very Far Away


cassini messengerTwo just-released pictures of the Earth and the Moon. The first taken by NASA’s Cassini-Huygens spacecraft as it orbited Saturn – 900 million miles away – last Friday.

The second, taken last Saturday by the MESSENGER spacecraft orbiting Mercury – a mere 61 million miles away – shows us from the opposite direction.

Which is so not our good side.

NASA Has Released The First Images From Cassini And Messenger’s Glimpse Of Earth Last Week (Business Insider)


(Hat tip: Mauriac)

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