August 21, 2013
A Planet of People Waving at Outer Space

On July 19th, around 2:30 in the afternoon Pacific time, the good people of NASA encouraged the residents of our planet to stand outside and wave to the heavens. Time for a family portrait.
At that very moment, 898 million miles away, the Cassini spacecraft was taking a picture of our Earth as it appeared from behind Saturn. See that sparkling blue orb — you’re on it, somewhere, waving away.
Read more. [Image: NASA]

A Planet of People Waving at Outer Space

On July 19th, around 2:30 in the afternoon Pacific time, the good people of NASA encouraged the residents of our planet to stand outside and wave to the heavens. Time for a family portrait.

At that very moment, 898 million miles away, the Cassini spacecraft was taking a picture of our Earth as it appeared from behind Saturn. See that sparkling blue orb — you’re on it, somewhere, waving away.

Read more. [Image: NASA]

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