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The Week in Pictures: Chromecast and Cassini shots

Some of the top tech images of the week include Google's attempt to change the way we watch TV, CNET's big news on appliance reviews, and paleontologists digging up a huge dinosaur tail.

By July 27, 2013

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Selfies from space: Earth as seen by Cassini

The Cassini spacecraft has sent back rare photos of Earth as seen from its orbit around Saturn.

By July 23, 2013

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Cassini's view of Saturn and its moons (pictures)

The Cassini-Huygens mission is loaded with an array of powerful instruments and cameras that study important elements of the vast Saturnian system.

12 Images March 4, 2013

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Cassini's spectacular close pass of Saturn's moons (photos)

While recording ion and neutral mass spectrometer readings from Enceladus' south pole, NASA's Cassini orbiter passes within just 46 miles of the moon, capturing some astounding photos in the process.

8 Images March 30, 2012

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Photos: Cassini to explore Saturn's equinox

Cassini orbiter gets a mission extension through September 2010, tasked with exploring Saturn's rings and moons during the Saturnian equinox.

10 Images June 25, 2009

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Correction: Images from vantage point of Saturn and Mercury

An earlier version of this image gallery misspelled the name of the Cassini spacecraft and misstated where in space the images were taken. This is only the third time ever that Earth has been imaged from the outer solar system. It has also been clarified that the Cassini-Huygens mission is a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space Agency, and the Italian Space Agency.

By July 23, 2013

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Household plastic ingredient spotted in space

The Cassini spacecraft detects propylene, a chemical used to make everything from plastic bags to lab equipment, on Saturn's moon Titan.

By September 30, 2013

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Feast your eyes on this gorgeous view of Saturn

Another notch in Cassini's belt, this mosaic is from high above the ringed planet.

By October 18, 2013

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NASA image captures folks the world over waving to Saturn

NASA releases a collage of people around the world waving to the Cassini spacecraft as it took pictures of Earth through Saturn's rings.

By August 22, 2013

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Scuba diving trumps surfing on Saturn's Titan moon

Headlines described the sighting of waves on Titan this week, but it's really still smooth sailing on the impressively deep lakes of the Earth-ish moon.

By March 20, 2014