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NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Ends Its Historic Exploration of Saturn

Noeleen Lowndes - September 16, 2017

NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Ends Its Historic Exploration of Saturn

Cassini plunged into Saturn’s atmosphere and disintegrated about 3:31 a.m. PDT (7:31 a.m. EDT) (AEST) 9.55pm on Sept. 15, 2017.

A thrilling epoch in the exploration of our solar system came to a close today, as NASA’s Cassini spacecraft made a fateful plunge into the atmosphere of Saturn, ending its 13-year tour of the ringed planet.

Please go to NASA’s JPL website to read all about the exciting end of this incredible mission to Saturn at:

https://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/news/3121/nasas-cassini-spacecraft-ends-its-historic-exploration-of-saturn/

Goodbye Cassini…Thank you for all the stunning images, discoveries and memories 🙂

 

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