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The Cassini Solstice Mission to Saturn is producing spectacular images in its passes by the ringed planet. The NASA site has information about the mission including press releases, videos, products, an image gallery, posters, slides, and references about Saturn.  Materials are geared to different ages and levels of understanding.
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Restriction: © 2002 Jet Propulsion Laboratory
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Keywords: Equinox, NASA projects, Saturn, phobe, rings, solar system, space probes, titan
Record Creator: Metadata instance created December 2, 2003 by Patricia Monahan
Record Updated: Mar 16, 2011 by Lyle Barbato
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Cassini-Huygens (Editor: National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Date: 03/29/2005

This splendid NASA site presents up-to-the-minute images from the Cassini-Huygens mission, which is a project of NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency. Each day a different image is added, and all the previous ones can easily be accessed in the image archives. Text provides information and relevant links. There even are streaming videos (you will need QuickTime or RealPlayer).

The section "Cassini at Saturn" offers 2005 Tour highlights and 2004 milestones as well. In perhaps the most exciting section, "Huygens Mission to Titan," text and drawings describe the successful descent of the Huygens craft onto the surface of the moon Titan.

The site also offers information on flight operations, the history of the spacecraft and "ground system" development, and more. With so many sections, the site map comes in handy for navigation and especially helps to make sure you don't miss anything interesting. And you can come back, since the Tour milestones extend to 2007!

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(Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, 2002), WWW Document, (http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/index.cfm).
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Cassini Solstice Mission (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, 2002), <http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/index.cfm>.
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Cassini Solstice Mission. (2002). Retrieved August 28, 2014, from Jet Propulsion Laboratory: http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/index.cfm
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Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Cassini Solstice Mission. Pasadena: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 2002. http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/index.cfm (accessed 28 August 2014).
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Cassini Solstice Mission. Pasadena: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 2002. 28 Aug. 2014 <http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/index.cfm>.
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