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The Cassini space mission to Saturn is to reach its dramatic finale, as tomorrow (September 15) it plunges into the atmosphere of Saturn and is destroyed. The spacecraft is being deliberately crashed to avoid contaminating the planet’s pristine environment – after what’s widely seen as a very successful mission. “Look at Cassini’s photos of Saturn and you can’t help but be fascinated by the beauty and detail,” explained Euronews correspondent Jeremy Wilks.

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