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Cassini says goodbye with its final photos from Saturn

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As with all good things, they must come to an end, and space exploration is no different.

The Cassini spacecraft is now feeling the inexorable tug of Saturn's gravity as the bus-sized spacecraft is being pulled down into the giant planet's cloud tops. 

Even though the probe — which has been exploring Saturn and its many moons since 2004 — is about to meet its doom, it's still doing what it was designed to do: science. 

Cassini's final raw, photos are arriving on Earth now, and (no surprise) they're as stunning as ever.  Read more...

More about Space, Nasa, Science, Space Photos, and Cassini
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Cassini says goodbye with its final photos from Saturn

TwitterFacebook

As with all good things, they must come to an end, and space exploration is no different.

The Cassini spacecraft is now feeling the inexorable tug of Saturn's gravity as the bus-sized spacecraft is being pulled down into the giant planet's cloud tops. 

Even though the probe — which has been exploring Saturn and its many moons since 2004 — is about to meet its doom, it's still doing what it was designed to do: science. 

Cassini's final raw, photos are arriving on Earth now, and (no surprise) they're as stunning as ever.  Read more...

More about Space, Nasa, Science, Space Photos, and Cassini
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