FAREWELL CASSINI

Resting place: 890 million miles from Earth

The Cassini spacecraft brought humankind closer to Saturn than ever before. After two decades and almost a billion miles, Cassini crashed into the planet it spent its entire life studying. 

Video edited by Rachel Thomas. Footage courtesy of NASA.

It took 19 nations to create Cassini's hardware.

So, what's it made of?

This is Cassini in 3D You can interact with every part of the spacecraft to learn how it worked and why it mattered. 

Explore the Spacecraft

Cassini's Final Images