Final Phases: Cassini Grand Finale (Artist's Concept)
Source: NASA / Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Caltech
Published: November 21, 2016
This graphic illustrates Cassini's trajectory, or flight path, during the final two phases of its mission. 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.