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Cassini MIMI Abstracts of Presentations

by Fundamental Technologies Personnel:



T. P. Armstrong, J. Manweiler, D. Hamilton, S. M. Krimigis, N. Krupp, C. Paranicas, and D. Mitchell, Energy Spectra, Angular Distributions, and Compositions of Energetic Ions in Saturn’s Inner Magnetosphere, 37th COSPAR Scientific Assembly, Montreal, Canada, July 2008.





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Updated 1/2/19, Cameron Crane


Manufacturer: The Cassini spacecraft was manufactured by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and the Huygens Probe was manufactured by Thales Alenia Space.

Mission Duration: The Cassini-Huygens mission launched on October 15 1997, and ended on September 15 2017.

Destination: Cassini's destination was Saturn and its moons. The destination of the Huygens Probe's was Saturn's moon Titan.

Orbit: Cassini orbited Saturn for 13 years before diving between its rings and colliding with the planet on September 15th, 2017.