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Space probe Cassini, in orbit about the mighty ringed gas-giant Saturn, has sent back a new selection of nifty pictures. 'The bright, icy moon [Mimas] in front of Saturn's delicate rings'. Image credit: NASA/JPL/SSI It's not the pale moon that excites me. Well, maybe a bit The Cassini-Huygens mission launched back in 1997, …

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Nice

But with the cancellation of the next major manned explorations, may as well have "wish you were here?" written on the back of those postcards

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Boffin

thick atmosphere

get designing a paper plane for that nice thick atmosphere then!

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Joke

Question

Lewis, did you borrow Lester for a bit? The title/header is a bit much, even for you...

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For the enthusiast.

There is yet more on CICLOPS imaging lab which is also home to Vogager and other satellite photography http://www.ciclops.org/ir_index_main.php?js=1

For the Cassini image diary http://www.ciclops.org/ir_index_main/Cassini

Tons of fantastic images to have a look at.

Probably one of the great missions and the vehicle is still in excellent health so,more to come..

Great peice of engineering.We can appreciate the results almost daily.

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Still good tax dollars

No matter what the whingers say. More pictures!

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