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NASA's $3.9 bn Cassini spacecraft makes death plunge into Saturn

Space Daily Sunday, 17 September 2017 ()
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After 20 years in space, NASA's famed Cassini spacecraft made its final death plunge into Saturn on Friday, ending a storied mission that scientists say taught us nearly everything we know about Saturn today and transformed the way we think about life elsewhere in the solar system. Cassini, an international project that cost $3.9 billion and included scientists from 27 nations, disintegrat
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News video: NASA's Cassini Spacecraft to Meet its Fiery End in Saturn's Atmosphere

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Time has run out for NASA’s Cassini spacecraft. The nuclear-powered robot will dive into Saturn’s atmosphere, melting and breaking apart along the way. Ryan Sartor (@ryansartor) has that story.

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