Google Doodle Celebrates Cassini Probe's 'Grand Finale' Saturn Dive

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Today, Google is honoring NASA's Cassini mission to Saturn with an adorable...

Google Doodle

...featuring the spacecraft swooping between the planet and its rings.Cassini kicked off its "Grand Finale" at Saturn this morning (April 26) with the first of 22 planned ring dives that the spacecraft will execute before fatally crashing into Saturn on Sept. 15. The animated Google Doodle shows a cute Cassini cartoon snapping photos of a smiling Saturn while diving through the planet's iconic rings. NASA expects to receive the first close-up shots from today's flyby tomorrow (April 27), but the best images are yet to come. Read More:

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