Saturn's Cassini snaps images of Earth -- plus other great views of our planet Summary: NASA's Cassini spacecraft which has been orbiting and photographing the ringed planet since 2004 set it sights on Earth from 900 million miles away. By Andy Smith | July 23, 2013 -- 12:30 GMT (05:30 PDT) Previous | Next Image 6 of 13 The first picture from the "vicinity of the moon" was taken by Lunar Orbiter I. Topic: Nasa / Space Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.