Sarah-Jane O'Connor posted in cassini • ian griffin • NASA • saturn on April 27th, 2017.
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has begun its 142-day death spiral inside Saturn’s rings, passing through them 22 times over the coming months. With propellant running low, NASA scientists are concerned that the probe might accidentally crash into one of Saturn’s nearby moons, which could contaminate it with Earthling bacteria stuck to the spacecraft. Otago Museum’s Dr […]
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