Cassini Just Sent Back Its Last Images Of Saturn!


Yesterday, at exactly 2:00 Pm EAT we gathered to watch the remarkable mission of plunging the Cassini Aircraft into Saturn.The spacecraft has returned its final images from Saturn
Cassini's last view of Titan. NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute
The rings of Saturn. NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute
Cassini has taken more than 450,000 images since its mission at Saturn began in 2014. Some of these revealed lakes and seas on the amazing moon TitanTitan is one of the most interesting bodies in our Solar System, with complex organic chemistry, a thick nitrogen-based atmosphere, and bodies of liquid on the surface, others revealed jets of water gushing from Enceladus, and more still showed us the incredible splendor of Saturn.
The very last images show Cassini's approach to Saturn from closer than ever before. NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute

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