Cassini makes its 'goodbye kiss' flyby of Titan

NASA's Cassini probe has bid farewell to Titan and is now on its way to a fatal encounter with Saturn. At 12:04 pm PDT (3:04 pm EDT), the unmanned orbiter flew by Saturn's largest moon at an altitude of 73,974 mi (119,049 km), altering Cassini's trajectory so it will plunge into Saturn's atmosphere on September 15, marking the dramatic end to the spacecraft's 20-year mission... Continue Reading Cassini on course for destruction after final Titan flyby Category: Space Tags: Cassini NASA Saturn Titan Related Articles: Cassini continues to "surprise and delight" on its final Saturn jaunt Saturn's moon Titan may have fizzy lakes Cassini prepares for dramatic climax to its mission Solid state chemistry could be clouding up Titan's bone-dry atmosphere Cassini reveals Titan's dunes

Cassini makes its 'goodbye kiss' flyby of Titan

NASA's Cassini spacecraft is headed toward its Sept. 15 plunge into Saturn, following a final, distant flyby of the planet's giant moon Titan.

Tue 12 Sep 17 from Phys.org

The Cassini Spacecraft Has Entered Its Final Collision Course with Saturn

The probe will end its 13-year mission by crashing into the giant planet

Tue 12 Sep 17 from TIME

Cassini on course for destruction after final Titan flyby

NASA's Cassini probe has bid farewell to Titan and is now on its way to a fatal encounter with Saturn. At 12:04 pm PDT (3:04 pm EDT), the unmanned orbiter flew by Saturn's largest moon ...

Mon 11 Sep 17 from Gizmag

How two ground-based telescopes support NASA's Cassini mission

When NASA's Cassini spacecraft plunges into the atmosphere of Saturn on Sept. 15, ending its 20 years of exploration, astronomers will observe the giant planet from Earth, giving context to ...

Mon 11 Sep 17 from Phys.org

Cassini: Saturn probe to set up death plunge

The Cassini spacecraft is about to send itself towards destruction in the ringed planet's atmosphere.

Mon 11 Sep 17 from BBC News

Colour and structure in the rings of Saturn

Sun 10 Sep 17 from Cosmos Magazine

How to steer a spacecraft into Saturn

Sat 9 Sep 17 from The Washington Post

Pondering the Cassini Saturn mission's legacy

As the Cassini spacecraft nears the end of a long journey rich with scientific and technical accomplishments, it is already having a powerful influence on future exploration. In revealing that ...

Fri 8 Sep 17 from Phys.org

The Cassini story so far

Filmmakers release bite-sized history of 20-year journey to Saturn before the dramatic final act next week, writes Andrew Masterson.

Thu 7 Sep 17 from Cosmos Magazine

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