Sketchbook Page #3

In 1772, Captain James Cook set out on his second voyage of discovery aboard HMS Resolution.

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A chart of the south polar region by James Cook, tracing his second voyage of discovery, 1772–75.

In 1997, the women and men of the Cassini mission sent their spacecraft on its way to Saturn, where it explored a small, enigmatic moon. Enceladus. Simply, in my opinion, the most interesting place beyond Earth that we know of.

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Location: Saturn | Mission: Cassini | Date: April 8, 2018 | Credit: Bill Dunford. Click to enlarge.