Cassini-Huygens By the Numbers

A colorful spacecraft graphic showing highlighted numbers from the mission.
August 29, 2017
CreditNASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory-Caltech
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Some key numbers from the Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn.

2.5 million commands executed.

4.9 billion miles traveled since launch (7.9 billion kilometers)

635 GB science data collected

3,948 science papers published

6 named moons discovered

294 orbits completed

162 targeted flybys of Saturn's moons

453,048 images taken

27 nations participatied

360 engine burns

Visit our quick facts page for an extensive list of the impressive numbers Cassini amassed during nearly 20 years in space.