Artists concept of Cassini during the Saturn Orbit Insertion (SOI) maneuver, just after the main engine has begun firing – NASA

The Epic Story of the Cassini Mission to Saturn

The Epic Story of the Cassini Mission to Saturn

Dr. Porco shows us many of the magnificent mission images and explain the findings from both the main orbiter and the probe that landed on Titan, Saturn’s biggest moon.

Carolyn Porco: flies us to Saturn

Carolyn Porco: flies us to Saturn

Planetary scientist Carolyn Porco shows images from the Cassini voyage to Saturn, focusing on its largest moon, Titan, and on frozen Enceladus, which seems to shoot jets of ice.

Titan Touchdown

Titan Touchdown

ESA's Huygens probe made its descent to the surface of Saturn's hazy moon, Titan. Carried to Saturn by NASA's Cassini spacecraft

Routing Cassini through space to Titan

Routing Cassini through space to Titan

To get enough speed to reach Titan, Cassini would have to use other planets as sling-shots to propel her out into the far reaches of our solar system.

Related channels: HUYGENS (CASSINI PROBE)SATURN, ENCELADUS (SATURN MOON), MIMAS (SATURN MOON), TITAN (SATURN MOON), JUPITER