Tag: saturn

  • Cassini dies tomorrow

    Lee Billings for Scientific American: All good things must come to an end. For NASA’s Cassini orbiter—its fuel dwindling after 13 years exploring Saturn, along with the planet’s sprawling rings and dozens of icy moons—the end will come Friday at 7:55 A.M. Eastern time. That’s when mission planners project radio communications will be lost with…

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