‘Long live Cassini’: Nasa scientists say farewell


The chief scientists who worked on the Nasa spacecraft react after it destroyed itself by plunging into Saturn’s atmosphere.

Cassini survived for about a minute before being broken apart.

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It had run out of fuel and Nasa had determined that the probe should not be allowed to simply wander uncontrolled among Saturn and its moons.

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