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Cassini has started work hard before falling onto Saturn surface

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Tinuku ~ Cassini space research aircraft has started work hard before falling onto the surface of Saturn. The spacecraft in collaboration with NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) is ready to take 22 passes between Saturn and the rings layer around the planet's orbit.

Tinuku Cassini has started work hard before falling onto Saturn surface

Finishly sending the latest data to NASA headquarters in September 2017 Cassini is set to throw into Saturn's atmosphere and officially the spacecraft ended its mission since it was launched in 1997 and arrived in the orbit of Saturn in 2004.

"What we will learn from how Cassini traverses this orbit will improve our understanding of how planets and planetary systems are formed.The aircraft reveals phenomena in space, until the end of its life," said NASA manager Thomas Zurbuchen.

Every observation should be carefully analyzed, photographs taken with a wide-angle lens camera also show Earth looking so small deep in space. The distance between Saturn and Earth is about 1.44 billion kilometers.

Never before had a spacecraft mission cross this unique territory. The space is 2,400 kilometers wide between Saturn and the rings in a distant orbit. Scientists hope that the space is free of particles that could potentially damage the transmission of spacecraft.

Tinuku.com Cassini has started work hard before falling onto Saturn surface

"There are some unknowns, but that's one of the reasons why we made bold research until the end of Cassini's mission," said NASA manager Earl Maize.

In the last 20 years Cassini has captured spectacular images, photographs show a whirlwind of hurricanes in the northern hemisphere of planet. A storm on Saturn has a diameter of about 2000 kilometers and clouds on the outer edge move at speeds of over 540 kilometers per hour.

The infrared camera data displays the colors in Mimas and Tethys as an unusual temperature distribution. Cassini has also collected data on Enceladus which has a sea of liquid under the ice sheet. Scientists show indications of energy production and theoretically potentially to support life.

The liquid methane lake on Titan is one of the amazing finds as Saturn's largest satellite. Discovered in 1655 by Dutch astronomers and in this century, the findings are still very sensational and over ten years Cassini specifically to investigate.

Completing the last 22 tasks orbiting Saturn on September 15, 2017 is the time to say goodbye. Sophisticated aircraft weighing 12,600 kilograms has served 20 years to be slammed into Saturn. Cassini revealed the most remarkable discovery until the end of life.

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