Robot Photographers Tour the Solar System

A new book showcases photos from rovers and space probes

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Robot Photographers Tour the Solar System
Photo: NASA/JPL/UMD/Michael Benson/Kinetikon Pictures

Photo: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Michael Benson/Kinetikon Pictures
The Saturn moon Enceladus is one of the most fascinating bodies in the solar system and a possible target in the hunt for extraterrestrial life. It’s thought that beneath its frozen surface there is liquid water, which could support life. Enceladus has cryovolcanoes that periodically erupt; the Cassini orbiter captured this image of the moon venting icy water into space.

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