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How NASA’s $3.3 billion Cassini spacecraft will die on Friday

On Thursday afternoon, NASA’s $3.3 billion Cassini spacecraft will capture one final image: A close-up of its eventual killer, the gas giant Saturn. Roughly 14 hours later, the spacecraft will fly into the planet’s atmosphere at 76,000 mph, lighting up like a meteor. It’ll take 1 1/2 minutes, by NASA’s estimates, before Cassini is ripped […]...

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News Posted By: dailynews - Wednesday, 13 September, 2017