Relive the moment NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn team got the signal from the spacecraft and data started flowing from the first dive of the Grand Finale.
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Joe Lachance
Michael Saul
LIVE NOW: Go inside JPL Mission Control where NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn phoned home earlier today with news from its first-ever dive between the planet and its rings. Key mission personnel are taking your questions about Saturn science, new images and what's in store during Cassini's daring "Grand Finale."
Dave Barth
Michele Rose-Porter
Michele Rose-Porter
NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn just made history. Join mission team members later today on this page for a Facebook Live Q+A.

We'll look at some of the closest-ever images of Saturn's atmosphere, see what's next for the mission and answer your questions.

What would you like to know about Saturn and Cassini's Grand Finale?
NASAs Cassini Mission to Saturn just made history Join mission team members
Liseta Mendes
N Ana Wiederkehr
Gav Lock
Raw images are coming down now from NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn, taken during the spacecraft's first "Grand Finale" pass between the planet and its rings.

[ Jpl.nasa.gov Link ]

Stay tuned for processed images and more science in the days and weeks to come.
Raw images are coming down now from NASAs Cassini Mission to Saturn
Angela Brant
N Ana Wiederkehr
Claudio F. Rousselon
NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn puts the “nominal” in PHENOMENAL. Our first Grand Finale pass was a success and the spacecraft is healthy.

Details: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
NASAs Cassini Mission to Saturn puts the nominal in PHENOMENAL Our first
Melver Cejane
N Ana Wiederkehr
Maciej Tomaszewski
While we wait for signal, dive into NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn #GrandFinale online toolkit, featuring pics, FAQs + a complete orbit guide: [ Jpl.nasa.gov Link ]
While we wait for signal dive into NASAs Cassini Mission to Saturn
Chris Palmer
Michael Henshaw
Alain Savard
WayToGo Congrats to the NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn and the NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration digital communications teams for their Webby Awards victory.

More info: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
WayToGo Congrats to the NASAs Cassini Mission to Saturn and the NASA
Yaowen Chang
Duke Callaway
Tonga Paravos
“Iceball” planet discovered with microlensing — a technique that facilitates the discovery of distant objects by using background stars as flashlights

More info: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
Iceball planet discovered with microlensing a technique that facilitates the discovery of
Bryan Tucker
Will Ellis
Łukasz Jarzębiński
A new NASA study is challenging a long-held theory that tsunamis form and acquire their energy mostly from vertical movement of the seafloor.

More info: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
A new NASA study is challenging a longheld theory that tsunamis form
E.b. George
Yalina Raquel Steiner
Robert C Lawson
Coming Attractions: At 2 a.m. PT (5 a.m. ET, 09:00 UTC) NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn will be the first spacecraft ever to dive between the planet and its rings.

Click the link for expected mission milestones. Questions? Leave them in the comments.
Coming Attractions At 2 am PT 5 am ET 0900 UTC NASAs

Cassini's First Grand Finale Dive: Milestones

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Ryan Durdle
Jake Moser
Tim Burks
Final Titan flyby? Check! NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn completed its last close brush with the moon and returned these raw images before beginning its dramatic #GrandFinale. Find out more: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
Final Titan flyby Check NASAs Cassini Mission to Saturn completed its last
Shawn Elliott
Robert Urban
Lorelei Jones
Cruise alongside NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn and dive inside the planet’s rings in this #360video. The first dive of Cassini's Grand Finale takes place on April 26, 2017, with additional dives about once a week.

More info: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Shane McKiness
Manuel Martin Urista
The low angle of the sun over moon Tethys' massive canyon, Ithaca Chasma, highlights the contours of the rift in this photo by NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn.

High-res photo + more info: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
The low angle of the sun over moon Tethys massive canyon Ithaca
Michael R Geran
Christopher C Funk
Muhamad Hasan
Celebrate #EarthDay through the eyes of robotic missions to space.????

NASA Solar System Exploration
Jim Job
Erna Casteller
Benjamin Drescher
‪Did you get your corner of the world yet? There's still time this Earth Day to join NASA Earth and #AdoptThePlanet! [ Climate.nasa.gov Link ]
Did you get your corner of the world yet Theres still time
Ziyad Saeed
Lucius Rippeteau
Ana Maria
Astronomical! Look high in the eastern sky a few hours after midnight on Saturday & Sunday morning to spot the Lyrid meteor shower.
Astronomical Look high in the eastern sky a few hours after midnight
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Wael Telili
Derly Ivan Salazar Pezzoni
New views: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter’s HiRISE camera imaged Eagle Crater and spotted Opportunity’s landing platform.

High-res image & full story: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
New views Mars Reconnaissance Orbiters HiRISE camera imaged Eagle Crater and spotted
Jason Kidd
Blake Pinette
Duncan Hamilton
The Earth is our home ❤ Adopt a piece of our planet just in time for #EarthDay this Saturday.

Visit: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
Marc Fries
Laura Monteros
E.b. George
Our home NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn celebrates #EarthDay early by imaging our Earth and moon nestled between the rings of the planet.

High-res image: [ Go.nasa.gov Link ]
Our home NASAs Cassini Mission to Saturn celebrates EarthDay early by imaging
Gerry Snyder
Elizabeth Knight
El-mehdi Habib
The search for life in the driest parts of our solar system might start with a NASA "tricorder" in Chile's Atacama Desert.

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The search for life in the driest parts of our solar system
E.b. George
Marc Fries
Marc Fries