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Fraser
2015-May-29, 08:10 PM
On*Sunday, May 31, the Cassini spacecraft will perform its last close pass of Hyperion, Saturn’s curiously*spongelike moon. At approximately 9:36 a.m. EDT (13:36 UTC) it*will zip*past Hyperion*at a distance of about 21,000 miles (34,000 km) not its closest approach ever but considerably closer (by 17,500 miles/28,160 km) than it was when the*image above was […]

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publiusr
2015-May-30, 06:21 PM
Time to ring out the sponge...

Spacedude
2015-May-30, 09:50 PM
Congrats on a job Well Done Cassini and Crew for the many years well spent expanding our horizons! May you yet have a few more enlightening discoveries under your belt (or within the sponge)