NASA Uses Photo Of Earth From Saturn To Boost Space Interest

On July 19, a spacecraft nearly 900 million miles from Earth took a color picture of our planet. NASA's Cassini spacecraft snapped the picture from orbit around Saturn. Now scientists have finished processing the picture. It shows a small blue dot next to the giant ringer planet.

Correction Aug. 9, 2013

In the audio of this story, we say Carolyn Porco is in charge of the Cassini mission. Actually, she is the leader of the imaging team that took the picture of Earth.

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