Cassini’s First Ring Dive At Saturn Successful

Credit: This unprocessed image shows features in Saturn's atmosphere from closer than ever before: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute
HOUSTON—The Cassini spacecraft emerged apparently unbattered from its first ring plane crossing at Saturn, according to engineering and science data that reached NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory early April 27. The data includes unprocessed black-and-white imagery that reveals a swirl of blotchy...

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