A timeline of what to expect from the great mission during its final hours.
The Cassini spacecraft launched on October 15, 1997, and has since become one of NASA's longest running missions.
The end of the Cassini mission is a harbinger for a looming gap in outer planets exploration missions.
NASA's Cassini mission stared at Saturn for nearly 44 hours in April 2016, capturing four Saturn days in a time-lapse video and the footage is nothing short of stunning. From April 25 to April 26, 2016 the spacecraft stayed in...
Sadly, the Cassini mission ends soon. We're halfway through the "Grand Finale" orbits. Only eleven and a half orbits remain until Cassini meets its fate on September 15. Here's a look at the great mission's final science orbits.