From: Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Posted: Tuesday, April 15, 2008
Get behind-the-scenes insights into how the Cassini spacecraft will spend its newly announced two years of bonus time around Saturn.
The mission has already beamed back nearly 140,000 images and a boatload of information during its original four-year journey.
Check out two new multimedia products:
- Audio podcast: How the bonus time will include new information about Titan's Earthlike traits, and Old Faithful-like geysers on Enceladus. Online at: www.jpl.nasa.gov/multimedia/podcast/cassini20080415/ .
- Video: How Cassini engineers mapped out the spacecraft's travel plans to get the most intriguing science opportunities. Online at: www.jpl.nasa.gov/videos/cassini/20080415/ .
Both products are also available through iTunes and other podcasting sites.
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