Voyager 1 was launched into space 35 years ago, this is a picture it sent of the Earth from space. A pale blue dot.
witch head nebula
Inside the Cupola, NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, an Expedition 36 flight engineer, uses a 400mm lens on a digital still camera to photograph a target of opportunity on Earth some 250 miles below him and the International Space Station. Cassidy has been aboard the orbital outpost since late March and will continue his stay into September.