Grand finale: Cassini begins dramatic dive between Saturn’s rings

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‘NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has begun its first ever dive between the rings of Saturn. The probe is expected to beam images back to earth when it resumes contact with mission control.

The subject of a joint exploration mission with the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Italian space agency (ASI), Cassini has been orbiting the ringed planet since 2004.’

https://www.rt.com/viral/386209-cassini-saturn-ring-dive/

http://www.space.com/36604-cassini-spacecraft-first-grand-finale-dive-saturn.html

http://www.smh.com.au/technology/sci-tech/after-13-years-orbiting-saturn-cassini-spacecraft-is-ready-for-its-grand-finale-20170426-gvsolf.html

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