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Watch Live as NASA’s Cassini Finally Faces Its Fiery Doom

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has been ready to die for a very long time. The mission, which launched in 1997 to study Saturn and its...

Space Photos of the Week: So Long, Cassini. Thanks for All...

This week, all eyes are on Saturn and, more specifically, the Cassini spacecraft which circled the planet one last time before crashing into its...

Cassini is destroyed as it flies in to Saturn

Farewall, Cassini. Image Credit: NASA One of the greatest robotic space missions of all time has finally reached its inevitable conclusion. After an incredible journey that...

Webcast Replays: NASA Looks Back on Cassini’s Saturn Mission

The Cassini spacecraft plunged into Saturn today, ending its historic 13-year study of the ringed planet and its moons. NASA TV is streamling replays...

Accompany Cassini on Its Final Dive into Saturn with Mobile Apps

On the morning of Sept. 15, 2017, NASA will end the Cassini spacecraft's mission by sending it into Saturn's atmosphere (depicted in the inset)....

Cassini set for total destruction on Friday

Cassini's days are numbered. Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA's long-lived Cassini spacecraft will begin its final descent in to Saturn's atmosphere this week. Originally launched all the...

‘Death Dive to Saturn’: New ‘NOVA’ Special Celebrates Cassini Mission

To document the dramatic final days of the Cassini spacecraft's mission at Saturn, the next season of the PBS show "NOVA" will premiere with...