Death Dive to Saturn
Season 44 Episode 12 | 54m 32s
Aiming to skim less than 2000 miles above the cloud tops, no spacecraft has ever gone so close to Saturn, and hopes are high for incredible observations that could solve major mysteries about the planet’s core. Join NASA engineers for the tense and triumphant moments as they find out if their bold re-programming has worked, and discover the wonders that Cassini has revealed over the years.
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Is there life beyond Earth? The solar system's ocean worlds might be the most promising pl
Why kill a multibillion-dollar spacecraft?
Relive Cassini's greatest hits from its 13 years studying Saturn.
Cassini, a brave explorer that was dispatched to study a distant ringed world, has died.
Additional funding for this program is provided by the Steve Perry Foundation.