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Official: NASA’s Cassini Probe Is Dead After 20 Years of Exploring...

With the crackle and fade of a signal beamed from 932 million miles (1.5 billion km) away, NASA's 20-year Cassini mission at Saturn has...

This Is the Worst Part About Losing Cassini

Cassini is no more. In the early hours of the morning, the long-lived spacecraft plunged into Saturn (intentionally) and broke apart, ending its 13-year...

The Cassini Spacecraft Burns Up In Saturn’s Atmosphere

For about 60 seconds, Cassini used the last reserves of its rocket fuel to fire its thrusters, fighting the upper atmosphere of Saturn as...

NASA Will Be Streaming Video During Cassini’s Death Plunge – Here’s...

If you could magically teleport across the solar system, Saturn would be a great place to swing by on Friday morning.Hovering above the ringed...

How to Watch Cassini’s Grand Finale at Saturn

Watch Mission Saturn Friday, September 15 9/8C on National Geographic.The end is nigh: On Friday, NASA's Cassini spacecraft will send its last messages back...

A Fate Preordained: Cassini Flies Toward a Fiery Death in Saturn’s...

Next Friday, NASA's Cassini spacecraft will, following orders, kill itself.On September 15, at around 8 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time, the 13-year mission of the...

Finally, We Have a Full-Body View of SpaceX’s Sleek Dragon Crew...

Elon Musk recently posted an image on Instagram of an ultra-sleek new SpaceX spacesuit positioned next to the equally awe-inspiring Crew Dragon...

Farewell Cassini: NASA’s spacecraft will plunge into Saturn this month

A billion-dollar spacecraft named Cassini is about to burn up as it plunges into the atmosphere of Saturn this month. That's the plan, exquisitely...

Pluto’s Features Finally Have Official Names, And They’re Pretty Awesome

Pluto's geography now has officially approved names, so if you get lost on the way to the ice plains, you'll be able to ask...

How NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Will Meet Its Fiery End

Next week, a fireball streaking through the skies of Saturn will herald the end of an era: the demise of NASA's venerable Cassini spacecraft.In...