Cassini’s timeline to destruction | Science News

On September 15, 2017, Cassini’s time in the cosmos will come to an end. Here is a play by play of how it’s all going down in the next few days. Read more: https://www.sciencenews.org/blog/science-ticker/titan-flyby-cassini-saturn-collision

Our story on the mission’s final moments: https://www.sciencenews.org/article/rip-cassini-saturn-nasa

NASA’s end of mission timeline: https://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/mission/grand-finale/cassini-end-of-mission-timeline/

Cassini’s past exploits: https://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/the-journey/timeline/#launch-from-cape-canaveral

Our past coverage of Cassini’s exploits: http://ow.ly/hC2X30fbxb5

CREDITS

Special thanks to Todd Barber and JPL

Story and production
Helen Thompson

Video & images
JPL-Caltech/NASA
Cassini Imaging Team/SSI/JPL/ESA/NASA
Univ. of Arizona/Univ. of Idaho/JPL-Caltech/NASA
Hampton Univ./SSI/JPL-Caltech/NASA

Music
“Das Reingold” by Richard Wagner
U.S. Marine Band/MusOpen
https://musopen.org/music/490/richard-wagner/das-rheingold-wwv-86a/

“Saturn” by Gustav Holst
U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Band
https://archive.org/details/Holst-ThePlanets
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