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To Saturn We'll Go...
News story originally written on October 10, 1997
The Cassini spacecraft is ready for launch. Cassini will be launched from Florida on October 13, 1997. How many days away is that?
The Cassini probe will travel 7 years to reach Saturn. It will study Saturn's moons and rings. The spacecraft carries 12 scientific experiments that will help scientists to understand Saturn.
NASA, the European Space Agency, and the Italian Space Agency are all working together to make the Cassini mission a success. The main mission will end in July 2008 (how old will you be then?).
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