Click to Watch in HD > NASA at Saturn: Cassinis Grand Finale
Watch The final chapter in a remarkable mission of exploration and discovery, Cassinis Grand Finale is in many ways like a brand new mission. Twenty-two times, NASAs Cassini spacecraft will dive through the unexplored space between Saturn and its rings. What we learn from these ultra-close passes over the planet could be some of the most exciting revelations ever returned by the long-lived spacecraft. This animated video tells the story of Cassinis final, daring assignment and looks back at what the mission has accomplished.
For more about the making of this video, including the science behind the imagery, see the feature at https://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/news/3016/making-cassinis-grand-finale/
The Cassini mission is a cooperative project of NASA, ESA (the European Space Agency) and the Italian Space Agency. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages the mission for NASAs Science Mission Directorate, Washington. For more information about Cassinis Grand Finale, please visit https://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/grandfinale