Test & Measurement
The Grand Finale: NASA's Cassini Spacecraft to Plunge into Saturn's Atmosphere
The Cassini mission's epic 13-year exploration of Saturn is coming to a close. Tomorrow, September 15, the spacecraft will make a planned plunge into the atmosphere of Saturn in order to protect pristine icy moons that warrant future exploration. As the mission nears its end, team members reflect on this historic, international collaboration.