Cassini Becomes First Craft to Enter Saturn's Orbit

Artist's conception of Cassini entering Saturn's orbit.

Artist's conception of Cassini entering Saturn's orbit. NASA hide caption

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After a six-and-a-half-year journey, NASA's Cassini spacecraft becomes the first to enter Saturn's orbit. The bus-sized spacecraft will spend the next several years exploring the planet, its rings and its moons. NPR's Richard Harris reports.

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