Astronomy Cast Ep. 229: The Cassini Mission

Cassini Mission. Image credit: NASA/JPL/SSI

Last week we talked about the Italian astronomer Giovanni Cassini. This week we’ll talk about the mission that shares his name: NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft. This amazing mission is orbiting Saturn right now, sending back thousands of high resolution images of the ringed planet and its moons.

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