Earth from Saturn
Image by Cassini spacecraft

Just look at us

In just one photo, we see just how insignificant we are and just how much we can achieve. It is a picture of Earth through the rings of Saturn, 1.4 billion kilometres away. Earth is nothing more than a tiny white speck, yet there we are; all of us.

The Cassini spacecraft is at the end of its nearly 20-year mission and will be de-orbited into Saturn soon. It will be sad that no more images like this will be on the way back. This video details the dramatic end planned for Cassini on 15th September 2017.

Image and further details on the NASA site: