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    auron renouille

    Was determined by a desire to have one of the two probes take a close look at Saturn's moon Titan - that wasn't possible and have it slingshot to Uranus at the same time, the latter journey being left to its sister ship.

    Carl Sagan also pushed NASA to switch Voyager 1's cameras back on again for the last time and take the Family Portrait (which included the Pale Blue Dot image).

    Fake candidates nominated by the GOP for the recalls: 6 out of 7. Fake signatures on the recall petitions: 4 out of 1,860,283.

    by GeoffT on Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 12:12:53 AM PDT

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