To keep Saturn's A ring contained, its moons stand united

On September 15, 2017, the Cassini mission came to a fiery end as the unmanned deep space probe slammed into the atmosphere of Saturn. Now, thanks to telemetry sent by the spacecraft during its final plunge, NASA engineers have been able to reconstruct the final dramatic seconds before contact with the explorer was lost forever and answer a minor mystery about Cassini's "comeback.".. Continue Reading NASA reconstructs Cassini's last moments Category: Space Tags: Cassini NASA Saturn Related Articles: Cassini mission comes to a fiery end NASA details Cassini's final plunge on Friday Cassini is once more lord of the rings, after surviving seventh Saturn dive Cassini discovers "the big empty" between Saturn and its rings Using its dish as a shield, Cassini braves the rings of Saturn

To keep Saturn's A ring contained, its moons stand united

For three decades, astronomers thought that only Saturn's moon Janus confined the planet's A ring - the largest and farthest of the visible rings. But after poring over NASA's Cassini mission ...

Tue 17 Oct 17 from Phys.org

To keep Saturn's A ring contained, its moons stand united, Tue 17 Oct 17 from ScienceDaily

To keep Saturn's A ring contained, its moons stand united, Tue 17 Oct 17 from Eurekalert

Fresh findings from Cassini

NASA's Cassini spacecraft ended its journey on Sept. 15 with an intentional plunge into the atmosphere of Saturn, but analysis continues on the mountain of data the spacecraft sent during its ...

Tue 17 Oct 17 from Phys.org

Fresh Findings From Cassini, Tue 17 Oct 17 from Astrobiology Magazine

Reconstructing Cassini's plunge into Saturn

As NASA's Cassini spacecraft made its fateful dive into the upper atmosphere of Saturn on Sept. 15, the spacecraft was live-streaming data from eight of its science instruments, along with readings ...

Thu 12 Oct 17 from Phys.org

NASA reconstructs Cassini's last moments

On September 15, 2017, the Cassini mission came to a fiery end as the unmanned deep space probe slammed into the atmosphere of Saturn. Now, thanks to telemetry sent by the spacecraft ...

Wed 11 Oct 17 from Gizmag

Cassini Battled Saturn Hard During Death Dive

Cassini fired its thrusters full bore for at least 91 seconds during its suicide plunge into Saturn on Sept. 15, battling hard to keep its antenna pointed at Earth for as long as possible, mission ...

Fri 13 Oct 17 from SPACE.com

NASA reconstructs Cassini's last seconds

Thu 12 Oct 17 from Daily Mail

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