NASA Spacecraft Dives Between Saturn and Its Rings

April 27, 2017

By Preston Dyches (Jet Propulsion Laboratory), Dwayne Brown and Laurie Cantillo (NASA HQ) NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is back in contact with Earth after its successful first-ever dive through the narrow gap between the planet Saturn and […]

Cassini Begins Epic Final Year at Saturn

September 16, 2016

Released by Preston Dyches, Jet Propulsion Laboratory After more than 12 years studying Saturn, its rings and moons, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has entered the final year of its epic voyage. The conclusion of the historic scientific […]

Saturn Spacecraft Not Affected by Hypothetical Planet 9

April 11, 2016

Released by Preston Dyches, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Contrary to recent reports, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is not experiencing unexplained deviations in its orbit around Saturn, according to mission managers and orbit determination experts at NASA’s Jet […]

Cassini Closes in on Enceladus, One Last Time

December 17, 2015

Released by Preston Dyches, Jet Propulsion Laboratory A thrilling chapter in the exploration of the solar system will soon conclude, as NASA’s Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft makes its final close flyby of the ocean-bearing moon Enceladus. Cassini […]

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