Source Pravda.Ru

Cassini spacecraft approaches Saturn: NASA awaits

The Cassini spacecraft is expected to reach its closest approach to Saturn's giant moon Titan this morning.

The international spacecraft entered &to=http://english.pravda.ru/society/2000/12/31/1817.html' target=_blank>orbit around Saturn in June and is expected to reach the point of closest approach to Titan after 9 o'clock. Scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena expect to download pictures of Titan later this evening.