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Front Row Seat to Saturn

  • Aired: 04/27/2017
  • 02:39
  • Rating: NR
For almost 13 years, the spacecraft Cassini has been in the Saturn system, documenting the planet and its moons. Cassini’s days are numbered—on 15 September, it will be sent hurtling towards Saturn. But just because it’s running out of fuel doesn’t mean it’s running out of fire. Cassini has a lot more science to do in its final chapter.
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Front Row Seat to Saturn
Front Row Seat to Saturn
Out near Saturn, the spacecraft Cassini has just entered its final and riskiest chapter.
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