The spacecraft has burned up in Saturn's atmosphere.
When Cassini completes its mission and dives into Saturn on September 15, it will be exactly a month short of its 20th anniversary in space.
After nearly 13 years observing Saturn and its moons, Cassini’s mission is at its end.
For one, we now know Saturn's moons may support life.
“As it makes these five dips into Saturn, followed by its final plunge, Cassini will become the first Saturn atmospheric probe.”
We’re seeing a whole new side of our solar system.
This is it. Cassini officially started its death dive.
Saturn’s feeling a little blue right now.
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