Posts Tagged ‘carl sagan’

happy earth day

by request of carl sagan, NASA commanded the voyager 1 spacecraft, having completed its primary mission and now leaving the solar system, to turn its camera around and take this photograph of earth — the pale blue dot, against the vastness of space. From this distant vantage point, the Earth might not seem of particular […]

happy earth day

by request of carl sagan, NASA commanded the voyager 1 spacecraft, having completed its primary mission and now leaving the solar system, to turn its camera around and take this photograph of earth — the pale blue dot, against the vastness of space. From this distant vantage point, the Earth might not seem of particular […]

happy earth day

by request of carl sagan, NASA commanded the voyager 1 spacecraft, having completed its primary mission and now leaving the solar system, to turn its camera around and take this photograph of earth — the pale blue dot, against the vastness of space. From this distant vantage point, the Earth might not seem of particular […]

thousand word thursday | earth day edition

this is a photograph of planet earth taken in 1990 by voyager 1 from a record distance, showing it against the vastness of space. by request of carl sagan, NASA commanded the voyager 1 spacecraft, having completed its primary mission and now leaving the solar system, to turn its camera around and to take a […]