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Cassini Spacecraft

September 15th, 2017

By: Jonathan Lunine
September 14, 2017

In The Washington Post opinions piece, Jonathan Lunine, the David C. Duncan Professor in the Physical Sciences and director of Cornell Center for Astrophysics and Planetary Science writes about the end of the Cassini Spacecraft mission.

"Cassini — the robotic spacecraft orbiting Saturn — will meet its end Friday when it enters the atmosphere of Saturn after a 13-year odyssey exploring the gas giant’s spectacular rings, atmosphere and moons."

Read the entire Washington Post piece here.