Epic Cassini Saturn Mission Begins 'Grand Finale' This Month

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 18:31 in Astronomy & Space

NASA's veteran Cassini mission will officially kick off its farewell tour of the Saturn system on April 22 with a final close encounter of the ringed planet's largest moon, Titan. Then, on Sept. 15, Cassini will burn up in Saturn's atmosphere.

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