Cassini Spacecraft Prepares For A Fiery Farewell In Saturn's Atmosphere

Cassini Spacecraft Prepares For A Fiery Farewell In Saturn's Atmosphere
NASA

NASA's probe has spent the past 13 years orbiting Saturn, making a number of important discoveries along the way. On Friday, it will hurl itself into the planet's atmosphere and disintegrate.

(Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute)