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Sep 13, 2017 ... IN THE REARVIEW WINDOW A final image of Saturn's moon Titan (like one shown here from the Cassini spacecraft's last distant flyby September 11) will be among the “final picture postcards of the Saturn system … to put in our Cassini scrapbook,” Linda Spilker, head scientist for the Cassini mission, said ...


Sep 14, 2017 ... Getty Images. NASA's Cassini spacecraft has been ready to die for a very long time. The mission, which launched in 1997 to study Saturn and its moons, ... have been working with Cassini for 20 years, and tomorrow, it's goodbye for real—the true end of Cassini's much-hyped Saturn-circling grand finale.



Jul 18, 2016 ... The rings are the star of almost every picture of Saturn. But take a closer look and there's something mysterious about those pictures. Where are all the actual stars around the planet?


Apr 27, 2017 ... NASA's Cassini spacecraft has taken a trip through Saturn's rings for the first time – and has been back in touch with Earth.


Sep 11, 2017 ... For the next 13 years Cassini shared close-up pictures of the planet, rings, and moons with such incredible detail. If you ever want to waste a good half-hour at work, just search through Cassini pictures. You'll swear they were fake. But they are all real. Saturn is real and it is spectacular. Saturn's rings ...


Sep 14, 2017 ... NASA's Cassini space probe has burned up in the skies over Saturn as planned, as the space agency published its final pictures. Jamie Seidel ... The space probes' close-up observations revealed the very real potential that life — as alien as it may be — could be clinging to their surfaces. And Cassini ...


Apr 29, 2017 ... Scientists just got their first glimpse into the space between Saturn and its rings. And it's pretty stunning. On Wednesday, the NASA space probe Cassini performed the first of 22 planned dives through the rings around the planet. No human-made object had ever ventured so far into those swirling bands of ...


Apr 27, 2017 ... Yesterday, space lovers everywhere held their breath as the Cassini space probe began a potentially dangerous dive between Saturn's atmosphere and its system of rings. In the wee hours of this morning, NASA established that Cassini had survived. Now the little craft has begun sending back a stream of ...