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Waving at Saturn

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Everybody, wave! This incredible collage was created by NASA to commemorate last month's Wave at Saturn event, in which people all across the globe waved…Read More »

as the Cassini spacecraft snapped a faraway photo of our planet from its orbit around Saturn.

NASA and Cassini mission scientists organized the Wave at Saturn event on July 19, 2013. The agency encouraged everyone on the planet to go outside and wave as Cassini turned its camera toward Earth to snap a series of pictures for a large mosaic of the Saturn system.

This newly released collage is made up of images of people around the world who submitted pictures of themselves waving at Saturn last month. Individuals from more than 40 countries and 30 U.S. states shared more than 1,400 images of themselves waving at the Cassini spacecraft. NASA stitched together the submitted photos and assembled them against a base image of the planet to create this tribute to all Earthlings, agency officials said in a statement. [Related Quiz: How Well Do You Know Our Solar System?]   Less «
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