Cassini Will Crash Into Saturn This Week

Cassini Will Crash Into Saturn This Week

Earlier this year, we posted an article about the Cassini spacecraft nearing the end of it’s 20 year mission. Well, that time has come. The spacecraft will vaporize into Saturn this Friday. It has certainly done more to expand the knowledge of this planet than any other mission in space history. Cassini has sent back hundreds of photos like the one shown above. It’s a fitting sendoff that it would become part of the celestial body it helped explore.

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