Cassini by the Numbers: 2016

Infographic showing trivia numbers about the Cassini mission.
September 14, 2016
CreditNASA/ Jet Propulsion Laboratory-Caltech
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The Cassini spacecraft has logged some impressive numbers in the 12 years since it arrived at Saturn on July 1, 2004. This infographic offers a snapshot of just a few of the mission's big numbers as it heads into a final year of science at Saturn.

Cassini: 12 Years at Saturn

By the Numbers:

Commands Executed: 2.4 million

GB of Science Data Collected: 599 GB

Moons Discovered: 10 (six confirmed, three provisional and one that may just be a temporary moon)

Cassini by the Numbers 2014
2014 version

Close Flybys of Saturn’ moons: 157

Nations participating: 27

Miles Traveled since arrival: 2.2 billion

Science Papers Published: 3,616

Orbits completed: 243

Images taken: 379,300

Engine Burns: 349

Follow the mission: @CassiniSaturn