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Before NASA's Cassini flies into Saturn, take a look back at its best images

9 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

NASA's Cassini spacecraft took seven years to travel nearly 2.2 billion miles to reach Saturn - but once it got there in 2004, it started taking some breathtaking pictures of the planet, its rings, and many moons.
This Friday, after 13 years of orbiting Saturn and making ground-breaking discoveries, Cassini will take a plunge into the planet's atmosphere, where incredibly high temperatures will melt and break apart the probe. The death dive has been planned for years as a way to protect some of Saturn's moon, like Titan and Enceladus, which might harbor life. By destroying Cassini, NASA is...
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Cassini readies final plunge into Saturn

Cassini readies final plunge into Saturn

9 monthes ago   |   By Phys.org

NASA's Cassini probe is counting its final hours before one last plunge into Saturn on Friday that will cap a fruitful 13-year mission that greatly expanded knowledge about the gaseous giant.
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Goodbye, Cassini: NASA Spacecraft To End 20-Year Voyage By Crashing Into Saturn

9 monthes ago   |   By Tech Times

NASA's Cassini is now on course to crash into Saturn on Sept. 15. The end of the 20-year mission of the spacecraft, which has explored Saturn for the past five months, has resulted in overflowing expressions of grief.
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Why the Cassini Mission to Saturn Must End in a Fiery Dive

9 monthes ago   |   By Space

After 13 years of examining Saturn up close, the Cassini spacecraft is ending its long career with a boom - and there's an important reason why.
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Cassini's Death Dive Will Protect 2 Possibly Life-Supporting Saturn Moons

9 monthes ago   |   By Space

The upcoming suicide plunge of NASA's Cassini Saturn probe is an act of noble self-sacrifice.
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How NASA's Cassini spacecraft will dive-bomb Saturn and die - CNET

9 monthes ago   |   By CNET

NASA's bus-size orbiter will flame out spectacularly after more than a decade of revealing Saturn's secrets.
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