He is, of course, referring to the famous pale blue dot photo taken by the Voyager spacecraft in 1990 at the request of scientist Carl Sagan.
The "Wall-E" CubeSat took a "pale blue dot image" of Earth and the moon from more than 600 thousand miles away.
Last week, the MarCO-B spacecraft (also known as Wall-E) snapped a picture with its wide-field color camera to check the deployment of its high-gain antenna.
The two CubeSats, known together as Mars Cube One (MarCO-A and MarCO-B), are the first of their kind to venture into deep space. Then Wall-E turned back and grabbed the first-ever CubeSat pale blue dot image: an image of the Earth and moon.
Macron: EU Must Defend Firms against US Iran Sanctions They are all but certain to fall short of the type of firm guarantees that the Iranian authorities have been seeking. "International companies with interests in many countries make their own choices according to their own interests.
MarCO's softball-size radio provides both UHF (receive only) and X-band (receive and transmit) functions capable of immediately relaying information received over UHF.
An artist's rendition of the two Mars-bound cubesats flying through space.
They were originally developed to teach university students about satellites, CubeSats are now a major commercial technology, providing data on everything from shipping routes to environmental changes.
"Exploring the Red Planet with NASA's Mars Helicopter exemplifies a successful marriage of science and technology innovation and is a unique opportunity to advance Mars exploration for the future", added associate administrator for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Thomas Zurbuchen.
MarCO will travel behind InSight on the way to Mars, and will monitor the lander's transmissions as it sets down in November. The twin, counter-rotating blades will spin at nearly 3,000 revolutions per minute, or 10 times faster than the rate of a helicopter on Earth.
The MarCOs will pass by Mars at the same time that Insight is making its landing, and depending on how things go, they may even be able to pass on a little useful info to mission control while it happens. According to NASA, these antennas are crucial to the MarCO mission and will serve to relay data on the InSight lander's entry in the Martian atmosphere. The high-gain antennas are key to that effort; the MarCO team have early confirmation that the antennas have successfully deployed, but will continue to test them in the weeks ahead. The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter will be communicating with InSight as well in case MarCO doesn't work out. Nevertheless, the main mission for the two satellites is to follow the InSight Mars mission to the Red Planet and in that way, demonstrate the suitability of small spacecraft traveling toward deep space.
The European Environment Commissioner, Karmenu Vella , said the EU "owed it to its citizens", to take legal action. The UK government has two months to respond to the EU Commission before it takes further action.
Three of the bite victims were taken to a hospital for further treatment, police said, and Bloom was taken to a veterinarian. Mundy said she does not unleash her pit bull Violet, even in the designated unleashed area at Dolores Park.
There will be a host of Indian and global stars that will take the field for the Women's T20 Challenge match in Mumbai . T-20 team captain Harmanpreet Kaur and veteran batsman Smriti Mandhana will be captaining in this exhibition match.
He also showed her his business sign that he places in the yards of vacant properties, so people will know why he's there. One of the officers called the homeowner of the vacant house, who assured them that Hayes was supposed to be there.
She makes all her co-stars feel extremely comfortable - I too shared a good bond with her throughout the shoot. He last film Talvar too was a big success at the box office but Raazi has outperformed that by a big margin.
The wireless earphones are the company's take on the new trend in the market, best popularised by the Apple AirPods. OnePlus has claimed that clipping the earbuds together pauses the music while unclipping them will resume playback.
Dulquer has delivered a praiseworthy performance in the Telugu hit Mahanati and is set to work with Sonam Kapoor as well. However, it's not right to spread rumors through mediums of social media without fact check or any official validation.
Overall, it's the 210th space walk For ISS assembly, maintenance and upgrades since the complex was first launched back in 1998. Ammonia coolant is toxic, and Mission Control repeatedly warned the spacewalkers to be careful of any leaks.
As devices on your home WiFi network grow, the ability to test them individually for performance becomes important. Once the test completes, results are broken down by which devices are connected to each access point.
Oil prices drop further despite OPEC cuts and Iran sanctions
OPEC revised its oil demand growth estimate by 25,000 barrels per day (bpd) from the April 2018 report to 1.65 million bpd. Markets have been reacting to the prospect of a sharp drop in Iranian oil exports after the U.S. decision on the deal.
Cleveland Browns to be featured on HBO's 'Hard Knocks'
The Browns are coming off an 0-16 season, and were one of six teams that could have been forced to do the show under league rules. Last year's series featuring the Tampa Bay Buccaneers won a Sports Emmy for "Outstanding Serialized Sports Documentary".
LG G7 ThinQ Global Rollout Begins Today
The company is also providing various launch offers on the device that can be found on the dedicated page. The V35 ThinQ also borrows the dual 16-megapixel rear camera setup first introduced with the G7 ThinQ.