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NASA shares photos of Earth, seen from Saturn and Mercury

NASA has shared new images of the Earth and moon, as seen from Saturn and Mercury. In this photo captured by the Cassini orbiter on July 19, Saturn’s rings can be seen with Earth and the moon. Earth is a blue dot at the center right; the moon can be seen as a fainter protrusion off its right side.

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Photo: NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI

A NASA spacecraft has successfully slipped into orbit around the moon. The probe will, along with a twin probe, study the moon’s gravity to determine  what’s inside straight down to the core.
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Image: This  undated artist rendering provided by NASA on  Dec. 21,2011 shows the  twin Grail spacecraft mapping the lunar gravity field. (AP Photo/NASA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory)

A NASA spacecraft has successfully slipped into orbit around the moon.

The probe will, along with a twin probe, study the moon’s gravity to determine what’s inside straight down to the core.

[Read more.]

Image: This undated artist rendering provided by NASA on Dec. 21,2011 shows the twin Grail spacecraft mapping the lunar gravity field. (AP Photo/NASA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory)