CICLOPS: Cassini Imaging Central Laboratory for OPerationS

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"This image is a personal statement born of the Space Age, when we first saw our planet from afar and realized our tenuous place in the universe. We face major questions of sustainability and realize our survival depends on answers not yet found. The price of self-preservation? Nobody can be sure. What does seem clear, though, is that this world is more frail and delicate than we once thought. Like a piece of fruit, it is beautiful but easily bruised."


Greg Mort   © 1991
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