Final Titan Pass Sets Cassini On One-Way Trip Into Saturn

PASADENA, California—NASA’s Cassini spacecraft took a final swing around Titan Sept. 11, taking advantage of the giant moon’s gravity to slingshot itself onto a dead-end path into Saturn’s atmosphere. Studying enigmatic Titan—the only known moon in the Solar System with a thick atmosphere—was one of...
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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