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Goodbye Cassini - Hello Saturn

After 13 years traversing the Saturn system, the spacecraft Cassini is plunging to a fiery death. Horizon will be there for with a ringside seat for its final moments.

A billion miles from home, running low on fuel, and almost out of time. After 13 years traversing the Saturn system, the spacecraft Cassini is plunging to a fiery death, becoming part of the very planet it has been exploring. As it embarks on its final assignment - a one-way trip into the heart of Saturn - Horizon celebrates the incredible achievements and discoveries of a mission that has changed the way we see the solar system.

Strange new worlds with gigantic ice geysers, hidden underground oceans that could harbour life and a brand new moon coalescing in Saturn's magnificent rings. As the world says goodbye to the great explorer Cassini, Horizon will be there for with a ringside seat for its final moments.

1 hour

Credits

Role Contributor
Narrator Paterson Joseph
Series Editor Steve Crabtree
Director Toby MacDonald

Broadcasts

  • Mon 18 Sep 2017 21:00
  • Mon 18 Sep 2017 23:15
  • Thu 21 Sep 2017 22:00

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