CALIFORNIA–(ENEWSPF)–September 14, 2017. After two decades in space, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is nearing the end of its remarkable journey of exploration. Having expended almost every bit of the rocket propellant it carried to Saturn, operators are deliberately plunging Cassini into the planet to ensure Saturn’s moons will remain pristine for future exploration.
Watch live coverage of Cassini’s end of mission on NASA TV beginning at 7 a.m. EDT on Friday, Sept. 15.
- Cassini Latest Status Updates
- Cassini’s End of Mission Timeline
- Interactive: Cassini Grand Finale
- Cassini Grand Finale Toolkit
- End of Mission Live Coverage Schedule
- Video: Animation of Cassini’s End of Mission