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Another day exploring the universe: planets, asteroids, comets, exoplanets and galaxies
Another day exploring the universe: planets, asteroids, comets, exoplanets and galaxies

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Relive the moment +NASA’s #Cassini mission team got the signal from the spacecraft and data started flowing from the first dive of the #GrandFinale at #Saturn.



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LIVE: Go inside JPL Mission Control where +NASA's #Cassini team is taking your questions about #Saturn, images & its daring #GrandFinale

https://www.facebook.com/NASAJPL/videos/vb.8261258923/10154705598083924/?type=2

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+NASA's #Cassini mission puts the “nominal” in PHENOMENAL. Our first #GrandFinale pass was a success and our spacecraft is healthy 🛰👍 

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👏Way👏To👏Go👏 Congrats to the #Cassini and +NASA digital communications teams for their Webby Awards victory. 

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“Iceball” planet discovered with microlensing — a technique that facilitates the discovery of distant objects by using background stars as flashlights 🔦




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A new +NASA study is challenging a long-held theory that tsunamis form and acquire their energy mostly from vertical movement of the seafloor.



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Diving in: +NASA's #Cassini mission made the first dive between #Saturn and its rings to begin its #GrandFinale. Currently collecting data. Earth’s first opportunity to regain contact with Cassini will be no earlier than midnight PT April 26 ( 3 a.m. ET, 7 a.m. UTC April 27th)

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+NASA's #Cassini mission completed its last close brush with Titan, and returned these raw images of the Saturn moon before beginning its #GrandFinale.

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Cruise alongside +NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn and dive inside the planet’s rings in this #360video.

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The low angle of the sun over moon #Tethys' massive canyon, Ithaca Chasma, highlights the contours of the rift.

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