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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...

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)....

Astronomy Chat with Emily Martin

Chat with planetary geologist Emily Martin as we celebrate the Cassini–Huygens mission to Saturn, which ends on September 15th. Ask questions about the mission,...

‘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...

Cassini Spacecraft Makes Its Final Approach to Saturn

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is on final approach to Saturn, following confirmation by mission navigators that it is on course to dive into the planet’s atmosphere on...