'Long live Cassini': Nasa says farewell
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'Long live Cassini': Nasa scientists say farewell

The chief scientists who worked on the Nasa spacecraft react after it destroyed itself by plunging into Saturn’s atmosphere.

Cassini survived for about a minute before being broken apart.

It had run out of fuel and Nasa had determined that the probe should not be allowed to simply wander uncontrolled among Saturn and its moons.

  • 15 Sep 2017
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