13 Sep 2017

NASA's Cassini probe to make 'suicide dive' into Saturn

From Morning Report, 8:40 am on 13 September 2017

The Cassini spacecraft is set to make a suicide drop into Saturn's atmosphere on Friday evening (9pm NZT). The NASA probe has been orbiting Saturn since 2004, where it's been using the gravity of the moon Titan to study the ringed planet. Sarah Lewin is the Associate Editor of Space.com and joins me now.