This demonstration is the first time ever that a spacecraft has used solar sailing for propulsion in Earth orbit
From the largest stars to the smallest mote of dust, Carl Sagan helped popularise space like never before
Technically early Earth should have been frozen but this really wasn’t the case
Take a look at some stunning images of the Earth that have been snapped over the past five decades, including the latest picture of our world recently taken by the Cassini spacecraft from Saturn.
If you ever need reminding why space is awesome, this video should fit the bill.