A picture of the Earth taken by Voyager 1 from more than 4 billion miles from Earth as it exited the solar system in 1990.


Image credit:  PIA00452_md.jpg. Visible Earth, part of the EOS Project Science Office at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center,  

Source:  https://visibleearth.nasa.gov/images/52392/solar-system-portrait-earth-as-pale-blue-dot



“Consider again that dot. That's here. That's home. That's us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives. The aggregate of our joy and suffering, thousands of confident religions, ideologies, and economic doctrines, every hunter and forager, every hero and coward, every creator and destroyer of civilization, every king and peasant, every young couple in love, every mother and father, hopeful child, inventor and explorer, every teacher of morals, every corrupt politician, every "superstar," every "supreme leader," every saint and sinner in the history of our species lived there-on a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam."


Carl Sagan, in his book  "Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of the Human Future in Space"






HELP: Trouble to find the Earth on the picture?  See Pale_Blue_Dot with arrow pointer



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