NASA's Cassini spacecraft on crash course to Saturn - Metro US

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft on crash course to Saturn

Saturn and its icy rings as captured by NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Cassini.
NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

While you were working…

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NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, which has been studying Saturn’s moon, Titan (believed to be a possible future home for Earthlings), will perform its swan song.

For behind-the-scenes images of Cassini’s Titan fly-by,click here.

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