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Crashing Into Saturn: This Cassini Mission Is the Most Epic Yet

In this stunning National Geographic animation, watch NASA’s Cassini spacecraft begin the last chapter of its 20-year mission to Saturn. Diving deeper into Saturn’s rings than ever before, scientists hope that the data from Cassini’s final orbits will help to improve our understanding of the giant ringed planet. The probe’s last act will be to …

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NASA at Saturn: Cassini’s Grand Finale

This three minute, 40-second long video reviews some of Cassini’s greatest accomplishments, like finding methane lakes on Titan and icy plumes on Enceladus. The final chapter in a remarkable mission of exploration and discovery, Cassini’s Grand Finale is in many ways like a brand new mission. Twenty-two times, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will dive through the …

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Wall Street Journal: 11 Years of Cassini Saturn Photos

341,805 images taken by Cassini’s Imaging Science Subsystem (ISS) from the Saturn EDR Data Sets (Volumes 1-93). This includes all of Cassini’s Photos from February 6, 2004 – September 15, 2015.  

Silicon Valley Astronomy Lectures: Carolyn Porco | The Epic Story of the Cassini Mission to Saturn

Since 2004, Cassini has been exploring the giant planet Saturn, its magnificent ring system, and its intriguing moons. Dr. Porco shows us many of the magnificent mission images and explain the findings from both the main orbiter and the probe that landed on Titan, Saturn’s biggest moon. She also discusses the geysers on the moon …

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