Illustration show Cassini orbiting Saturn.

November 21, 2016

This graphic illustrates Cassini's trajectory, or flight path, during the final two phases of its mission. The view is toward Saturn as seen from Earth. The 20 Ring-Grazing Orbits are shown in gray; the 22 Grand Finale Orbits are shown in blue. The final partial orbit is colored orange.

Credit

NASA / Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Caltech