Cassini Saturn Probe Preps for Last Hurrah

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 15:32 in Astronomy & Space

On Monday (Aug. 14), NASA's Cassini spacecraft made the first of five passes through Saturn's upper atmosphere, kicking off the last phase of the mission's "Grand Finale." The probe will end its life with a plunge into Saturn's atmosphere on Sept. 15.

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