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Cassini Mission to Saturn Grand Finale
September 26, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Interactive Program for this video’s coverage of the Cassini mission’s Grand Finale at Saturn. The award was presented Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
This animated video tells the story of Cassini’s final, daring assignment and looks back at what the mission has accomplished. Try not to cry with you reach the end!
For more information about Cassini’s Grand Finale, please visit https://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/grandfinale
For more about the making of this video, including the science behind the imagery, see the feature at: https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/news/13016/making-cassinis-grand-finale/
Cover Image: Artist rendering of the Cassini spacecraft descending toward the gap between Saturn and its rings. Saturn’s North Pole and Intriguing Hexagonal Jet Stream are taken from actual Cassini imagery.