Entering Final Orbits: Cassini’s Grand Finale

March 24, 2017
CreditNASA / Jet Propulsion Laboratory-Caltech / Erick Sturm
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This short animation created by Cassini's mission planning team shows how a Titan flyby will be used to move the spacecraft's course from orbiting Cassini's outer ring (F ring) to an orbit that takes the spacecraft in the narrow gap between the innermost ring (D ring) and the giant planet's cloud tops.