After more than a decade giving scientists an unprecedented glimpse at Saturn and its rings, Nasa’s Cassini is now on its ‘Grande Finale’ – a suicide mission into the burning heart of its planet.
Cassini completed its first in a series of dives through the 1,500-mile-wide (2,400km) gap between Saturn and its rings last week, releasing some incredible shots. Now, Nasa has combined these images to produce dizzying footage. These dives will eventually see it destroyed by the planet’s atmosphere.
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