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Goodbye kiss

11 Sep 2017, 07:03 UTC
Goodbye kiss ESA/NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

Titan has also acted as a gravitational slingshot for Cassini throughout its mission, setting it on course for exploration of the Saturn system. Tonight (19:04 GMT) Cassini will make its last, distant, flyby of Titan, dubbed the ‘goodbye kiss’ by mission planners, taking it 119 049 km from its surface.

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