Cassini images from close pass

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Cassini made it! On April 26, 2017, NASA’s Saturn-exploring spacecraft made its closest pass by the planet since its arrival in 2004, beginning the final phase of its mission with its first “Grand Finale” orbital pass that took it between the top of the planet’s atmosphere and the innermost edge of the ring system. It’s […]

via Cassini Survived Its Historic First Pass Between Saturn and Rings; First Pics In! — Lights in the Dark

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