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09.15.17
Cassini mission ends with final plunge into Saturn
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Cassini mission ends with final plunge into Saturn

"The signal ... is gone and within the next 45 seconds, so will be the spacecraft."

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08.28.17
NASA goes Steampunk for its future Venus probes
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NASA goes Steampunk for its future Venus probes

The rover uses wind and a mechanical computer to thrive in extreme conditions.

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04.17.17
NASA seeks comet 'crumbs' with a new detection technique
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NASA seeks comet 'crumbs' with a new detection technique

LISA Pathfinder could map the trails of comet dust in the Solar System.

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03.30.17
NASA probe Juno captures Jupiter's poles in glorious detail
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NASA probe Juno captures Jupiter's poles in glorious detail

Five years after departing for space, Juno’s finally taken some nice snaps.

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11.30.16
It's the beginning of the end for NASA's Cassini spacecraft
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It's the beginning of the end for NASA's Cassini spacecraft

Before it crashes into Saturn in September 2017, Cassini will show us the planet's rings like never before.

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11.24.16
Mars probe crashed because it misjudged where the ground was
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Mars probe crashed because it misjudged where the ground was

An inertial measurement unit failed for one second, but that was enough to ruin the mission.

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