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Recommended Reading: Why Cassini had to be destroyed

Recommended Reading: Why Cassini had to be destroyed
Analysis: Why Nasa's Cassini Probe Had to Be Destroyed Fedor Kossakovski, PBS By now, you've likely read a bit about
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Cassini mission ends with final plunge into Saturn

Cassini mission ends with final plunge into Saturn
At around 7:31 AM eastern time, the Cassini-Huygens spacecraft disintegrated and plunged into Saturn, becoming the only man-made object ever
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Nine of Cassini’s most exciting discoveries about Saturn

Nine of Cassini’s most exciting discoveries about Saturn
Saturn is something of a solar system unto itself (minus the requisite sun). It's surrounded by 53 confirmed moons and
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A lawsuit almost stalled NASA’s Cassini mission

A lawsuit almost stalled NASA's Cassini mission
Captain Scott Kelly wasn't kidding when he famously quipped that "space is hard". Even getting to the launch pad can
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Cassini will take five victory laps before plunging into Saturn

Cassini will take five victory laps before plunging into Saturn
Over the past few months, Cassini took the closest pictures of Saturn's rings we've ever seen that it was pretty
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