September 16, 2017

RIP CASSINI 

Cassini probe finally plunged in the rings of Saturn at a speed of 120000 kilometres/hour to say goodbye. But before its glorious end, it help in demystifying so many secrets of the most beautiful planet Saturn. Some of the milestones: Launched in 1997, Cassini arrived at an orbit around the planet in 2004. Ended on 15 September 2017. During this time from 2004 to 2017, it took hundreds of thousands pictures. Here are salient achievements: Distance traveled: 7.9 billion kilometres Orbits around Saturn: 284 Images sent: 453048 Data compiled: 635 GB Scientists associated: 5000 from 27 countries      … Read More »RIP CASSINI