Final flyby puts Cassini on a collision course with Saturn

Cassini image of Saturn's moon Titan

IN THE REARVIEW  On September 11, Saturn’s largest moon, Titan (shown in an image taken May 29), nudged the Cassini spacecraft onto its final trajectory. The probe will plunge into Saturn’s atmosphere on September 15.

JPL-Caltech/NASA, Space Science Institute

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