NASA's Cassini spacecraft went on a long and treacherous mission that ended last year in spectacular fashion. The large space explorer dove into Saturn's atmosphere, exploded into flames, and then disintegrated into nothing. It might seem like a harrowing end, but this was actually NASA's plan all along. Cassini ventured out into space with the final goal of capturing data from around Saturn and its moons. It even continued to capture data well beyond its intended lifespan.
Apart from the fact that the imagery Captured by Cassini was visually stunning, it also supplies a massive amount of data for NASA scientists to dig through and analyze. Exciting new discoveries will continue to be made for years after Cassini's fateful dive this past September, and the latest revelation is from images sent home by the craft is one of the most interesting yet.
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NASA’s Cassini spacecraft found a remarkable similarity between Earth and Saturn’s moon Titan originally appeared on BGR.com on Thu, 18 Jan 2018 at 10:31:31 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.