NASA's Cassini spacecraft is about to get a taste of Saturn's rings

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 06:31 in Astronomy & Space

It’s the beginning of the end. On Nov. 30, NASA’s Cassini mission will begin the ring-grazing final chapter of its career at Saturn, one that will end with the spacecraft’s terminal plunge into the gas giant’s unforgiving atmosphere. The second half of this chapter, in which the spacecraft will...

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