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Cassini Launch
Date: 15 Oct 1997

A long-exposure shows the Cassini spacecraft - carrying Europe's Huygens probe - streaking through the early morning sky over the Cape Canaveral Air Station, with the help of the Titan IVB/Centaur launch vehicle. The successful launch at 4:43 a.m. EDT, October 15, 1997 sent the Cassini spacecraft and accompanying Huygens Probe on a historic seven-year journey to the ringed planet.

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