The international Cassini mission reaches its dramatic finale this Friday by plunging into Saturn’s atmosphere, concluding 13-years of exploration around the ringed planet.
The international Cassini mission has concluded its remarkable exploration of the Saturnian system in spectacular style, by plunging into the gas planet’s atmosphere.
The Cassini space probe mission is coming to an end this month when the probe makes its final destructive plunge in to Saturn. It's spent the past thirteen years studying the planet, its rings and moons in unprecedented detail.
NASA's two-decade-long mission to Saturn comes to an end Friday morning when the Cassini spacecraft will make a final dramatic dive into the ringed planet's atmosphere. CBS News' Chris Martinez has more.
On Sept. 15, at 7:55 AM EDT, the Cassini Saturn probe followed its sisters into history, plunging to its end in Saturn's atmosphere.