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NASA's Cassini spacecraft is on final approach for its fatal rendezvous with Saturn

The course has been set. The end is in sight. There’s no turning back now. After 13 years of making dazzling discoveries in the Saturn system, Cassini’s time is just about up. In the wee hours of Friday morning, the NASA spacecraft will dive into Saturn at 76,000 mph. Within minutes it will vaporize...
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