Cassini Probe Threads Rings of Saturn The Cassini space probe flew through the rings of Saturn and radioed back to Earth Wednesday evening to signal it had made the perilous maneuver safely. NPR's Ira Flatow, host of Talk of the Nation Science Friday, talks to NPR's Madeleine Brand about the mission.
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Cassini Probe Threads Rings of Saturn

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Cassini Probe Threads Rings of Saturn

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Cassini Probe Threads Rings of Saturn

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The Cassini space probe flew through the rings of Saturn and radioed back to Earth Wednesday evening to signal it had made the perilous maneuver safely. NPR's Ira Flatow, host of Talk of the Nation Science Friday, talks to NPR's Madeleine Brand about the mission.