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NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is on its death dive, and you can track it live

It's been NASA's plan for months, but now that it's here it's an incredibly bittersweet moment: Cassini, the spacecraft which has sent back some jaw-dropping images and data from Saturn, is currently making its final plunge towards the planet, and it won't survive the trip. Bringing an end to its epic 13-year mission, the reliable craft is now just hours away from slamming into Saturn's atmosphere and bringing its existence to a fiery end.
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