Cassini Nears The End Of A 13-Year Saturn Exploration

Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute
On Sept. 15 a nuclear-powered spacecraft the size of a school bus is scheduled to plunge into the clouds of Saturn, bringing the 27-year Cassini orbital mission to a close. The mission has changed the way we view the famous ringed planet itself as well as the evolution of the Solar System and the...

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