After Cassini, Outer Solar System Is Falling Silent

Credit: Joel Kowsky/NASA
The demise of NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, which ended its 13-year study of the Saturn system on Sept. 15, leaves a void in the exploration of the outer Solar System that will take a decade or longer to fill. NASA’s Juno spacecraft, which loops around Jupiter’s poles every 53.5 days, is now the only...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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