The final chapter in a remarkable mission of exploration and discovery, Cassini's Grand Finale is in many ways like a brand new mission. Twenty-two times, NASA's Cassini spacecraft will dive through the unexplored space between Saturn and its rings. What we learn from these ultra-close passes over the planet could be some of the most exciting revelations ever returned by the long-lived spacecraft. This animated video tells the story of Cassini's final, daring assignment and looks back at what the mission has accomplished.
The Cassini mission is a cooperative project of NASA, ESA (the European Space Agency) and the Italian Space Agency. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages the mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington. For more information about Cassini's Grand Finale, please visit https://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/grandfinale
In two days time, Cassini will reach the last stage of its Grand Finale when it enters Saturn's atmosphere. Leading up to this moment, Cassini has been approaching the planet closer than it ever has done before. What has it seen and discovered during this time? In this video, I showcase the shepherd moons, rings, and planet of Saturn, giving context to the things Cassini has imaged during the Grand Finale. Just to mention in case it isn't clear in the video, all the imagery in this video is real images taken by Cassini during the Grand Finale. The only imagery which is CGI is the animations where Cassini is in the shot. SUBSCRIBE for more videos about our other planets. Subscribe! http://goo.gl/WX4iMN Facebook! http://goo.gl/uaOlWW Twitter! http://goo.gl/VCfejs Donate! Patreon: http://goo.gl/GGA5xT Ethereum Wallet: 0x5F8cf793962ae8Df4Cba017E7A6159a104744038 Become a Patron today and support my channel! Donate link above. I can't do it without you. Thanks to those who have supported so far, especially: Doug Deal Aber And also: AJDarkKnight Servando Tariq Mulla Garthvater Milo Schuman Eli Birnbaum Solar Anamnesis Alexander Simpson Wolfgang Neuner Richard Smiles Flint Corey Bryan Shintani Patrick Ketaner Support to have your own name added to the list! Image Credits: NASA Artist's Impression of Saturn - Mrs Kayros Art - https://www.facebook.com/mrs.kayros.art Music Credits: Obscured - Mark LaFountain - https://soundcloud.com/mindveneration A Walk Into Space - Topher Mohr & Alex Elena
For the probe landing’s 10th anniversary, a new sequence has been rendered from Huygens’ Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer (DISR) data. The craft landed on Saturn’s largest moon on 14 Jan 2005. -- Landing Animation: http://goo.gl/6t6XuA Credit: Erich Karkoschka, DISR team, University of Arizona
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On Sept. 15, 2017, Cassini plunged into Saturn, ending its 20-year mission of discovery. Scenes from mission control, TV commentary and the post-end-of-mission news briefing at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California. For more information on Cassini, visit http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov
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ArtAlienTV - " Here we have some very strange right angled cloud formations shown in Cassini's final images as it plunged down into the atmosphere of Saturn at around 77,000 mph, to a hot and firey end. I enhanced and brightend up the images to have a closer inspection of the probes entry point into Saturns hot gasseous body. I am not suggesting these are actual built structures, just unusual gas clouds but they do appear strangely angular in shape near the centre of the image. The video also takes a flyby around the amazing rings and unusual Moons in great detail. The recent Pan images are amazing. I have most of the major Saturnian Moons on show here. From giants like Titan right down to smaller Moons like Prometheus and Atlas. In this video are in my opinion the best images of the ringed planet and it's Moons from this amazingly long and highly successfull Cassini-Huygens 20 year mission. Stunning photographs in full HD. An open mind is required when viewing images from other planets. One day our very survival may depend on it ". My image enhancements are always shown next to the official raw images to show that they are well within the bounds of sensible inquiry and analysis. As is always the case with members of UFAH. (United Family of Anomaly Hunters) However using my enhanced images without my permission will result in Google copyright action. See me on the new Ancient Aliens series on the History Channel 2016. Episodes 1 & 2 - "Pyramids of Antarctica" & "Destination Mars" NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Arizona NASA image link: https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/jpl/pia21896/impact-site-infrared https://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/galleries/images/ GET THE FREE ArtAlienTV APP HERE - Powerful space research app - Over 20 Million space images. http://apps.appmakr.com/artalientv ArtAlienTV's official pages on Facebook. ArtAlienTV FB https://www.facebook.com/artalientv5/ Mars Magazine: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1774175719476725/ See my latest videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/joewhitesoundisciple/ Ancient Alien Library Here: http://www.artalien.space/ Or see my Artwork here: http://artbristol.com/ http://joewhiteart.com/ "Feel free to ask for any information regarding the objects/phenomena shown here. See you soon for another game of Interplanetary I spy". The Power of YouTube After my recent appearances on the latest season of Ancient Aliens and meeting very interesting experts from around the world, I am more convinced than ever that my research has lead me on the right track into unveiling the truth about our distant past both on Earth, Mars and other near planets. After starting my channel just a few years ago, I seem to have been slingshot-ed into the public domain and the TV world at high speed starting with Channel 5 and now the History Channel. This goes to show the real power that YouTube has and the way that TV companies pull new presenters and material from diverse online sources. The TV world is always looking for new talent and a fresh look at sometimes controversial subject matters. It finally seems that the hard research that I and other YouTube channels are doing is getting not only noticed but snapped up in a bid to keep up with research that is leaping forward at quite a pace. It also seems that the news press are finally taking heed of our articles although often with a not so subliminal sneer usually reserved for politicians. I now think there has been a polar shift in the media attitude towards exopolitics and planetary exploration caused by us online space geeks. Somebody high up in the food chain has finally realized that we are actually going to colonize Mars and perhaps other near bodies. Maybe some of the global elite want a place reserved in case of a global disaster down here on our choking Mother Earth. There is still a way to go yet but events are accelerating, just don't expect everyone to relish it. Keep searching! Joseph White - ArtAlienTV DOWNLOAD (or listen to) BACKING TRACK HERE: http://lovegunrecords.bandcamp.com/album/alien-soundscapes-vol-2-2016 INTRO TRACK HERE: http://lovegunrecords.bandcamp.com/album/master-of-the-universe-mini-lp-2013
Ready to explore Pluto? NASA’s New Horizons - the fastest spacecraft ever created - will speed past Pluto on July 14, 2015, beaming back high resolution photos (and invaluable data) of the dwarf planet’s surface for the first time in human history. We, the members of the National Space Society, believe exploring the unknown for the betterment of all is among humanity’s most essential pursuits. We honor the historic New Horizons mission by commissioning the inimitable Erik Wernquist to create this video. Support our non-profit efforts in STEM education, policy advocacy, public outreach, and thought leadership – http://www.nss.org/join Learn more about the mission - http://pluto.jhuapl.edu/ This extended version of the video features a scene about the planets in history. See a high quality version here: https://vimeo.com/132183032. Watch the original shorter version of this video too: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oreeRm7Gj9k --CREDITS-- This film was made possible through contributions from New Horizons mission partners Aerojet Rocketdyne, Ball Aerospace, Lockheed Martin, and United Launch Alliance. Visual Director: Erik Wernquist Visual Artists: Mikael Hall, Kim Nicosia, Erik Wernquist Composer: Cristian Sandquist Colorist: Caj Müller/Beckholmen Film Soundmix: Håkan Nilsson/Hajp Photos and textures: NASA/JPL/CICLOPS/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualisation Studio To request permission to use part of or all of this video in other productions, please contact the National Space Society at: [email protected]
On April 26, the Cassini spacecraft flew closer to Saturn than ever before — between the gap that separates the planet from its rings. Since then, Cassini has been transmitting dozens of images of Saturn's surface. Here, NASA has compiled all the images into one, incredible video that reveals exactly what Cassini saw. One of the sights that surprised scientists most was the sharp edges of Saturn's hexagon and its central vortex. Saturn's hexagon is a giant cloud system on Saturn's north pole, and it contains a central vortex. The sharp edges scientists saw in these latest images suggests that the cloud system and its vortex are not mixing with their surroundings. But what's preventing the clouds in the hexagon from mixing with the clouds right next to it is a mystery. This first dive marked the beginning of the end for Cassini. For the last 13 years, Cassini has explored Saturn and its moons. But its time will come to an end this September, when it will enter Saturn's atmosphere and burn up. Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/sai FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/techinsider TWITTER: https://twitter.com/techinsider INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/businessinsider/ TUMBLR: http://businessinsider.tumblr.com/
Antes de desintegrarse, la nave espacial Cassini de la NASA devolvió estas imágenes de Saturno, sus anillos y lunas, tras viajar casi 20 años en el espacio. Infórmete, Comparte y Suscríbete: https://www.youtube.com/user/algutlal?sub_confirmation=1 Incluye la imagen final tomada por Cassini, que muestra las nubes donde más tarde se sumergiría en la atmósfera. Búscanos en Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/algutlal/ La sonda 'Cassini' arde en Saturno Cassini envía sus últimas fotografías a la Tierra ¡Acabó la misión! La sonda Cassini se disuelve en Saturno Adiós, Cassini: las mejores imágenes tomadas por la sonda antes de desintegrarse en la atmósfera de Saturno Después de 20 años, la sonda espacial Cassini dice adiós
From tears and hugs to big smiles, the end Sept. 15 of a 20-year mission to Saturn for the spacecraft Cassini was emotional for scientists and engineers. Mission team members say the end of Cassini marks the beginning of a new chapter in planetary exploration and the search for life. VOA's Elizabeth Lee reports from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory near Los Angeles. Originally published at - https://www.voanews.com/a/cassini-disintegrates-in-saturns-atmosphere-ending-20-year-journey/4031193.html