A Relatively Tiny Object In The Vastness Of Space

Thinking of the 22 year old photo of Earth taken by the Voyager when it was 4 billion miles away (just past Jupiter):

Pale Blue Dot: An Alien View Of Earth : NPR

“I think it was hard — it’s still hard — to really get your head around the fact that our solar system is so immense, compared to Earth.”  Edward Stone, who was — and still is — the chief scientist for the Voyager mission

That’s home … a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam.” Carl Sagan


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