NASA released an updated Version of the Iconic Pale Blue Dot Image to Celebrate the Photographs 30th Anniversary

The famous Pale Blue Dot Photo originally showed the Earth as a tiny speck within a band of brightness resulting in by sunlight striking the spacecraft’s instrument.  The photograph was in consequence of a campaign led by scientist Carl Sagan to convince NASA to turn Voyager 1 and take a photo of the planet. However according to NASA exactly 34 minutes later the Spacecraft’s camera shut down so the probe could save power.

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