Like many of us this summer, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has
been doing some sightseeing, though I suspect few of our vacations can rival
the tours of NASA’s Saturn-orbiting probe.
Over the weekend Cassini sent back
pictures of its visits to the Saturn moons Enceladus, Tethys and Dione.
puts my shots of Hoover Dam in perspective.
(From top: Enceladus from a distance of 37,760 miles away;
Tethys from a distance of 23,815 miles, and Dione from 71,961 miles. Credit:
NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute.)