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Probe "Cassini" flew into atmosphere of Saturn

  • Probe Cassini flew into atmosphere of Saturn

Kyiv: The space probe "Cassini", launched to explore Saturn and its satellites 13 years ago, entered the atmosphere of Saturn, where it burned down.

"Our spacecraft flew into Saturn's atmosphere, and we got its last data transfer," NASA reports.

The probe flew into the atmosphere of the planet at a speed of about 70 thousand miles (113 thousand km) per hour.

According to NASA, the probe worked for 13 years, making during this time 160 flights past Titan. During this time, he made more than 500 thousand photos and transferred to Earth about 635 gigabytes of data.


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