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Cassini Prepares For Its Biggest Remaining Burn

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Cassini Saturn Orbit Insertion maneuver

This is an artists concept of Cassini during the Saturn Orbit Insertion (SOI) maneuver, just after the main engine has begun firing.

Credit: NASA/JPL

NASA's Cassini spacecraft will execute the largest planned maneuver of the spacecraft's remaining mission on Saturday, Aug. 9. The maneuver will target Cassini toward an Aug. 21 encounter with Saturn's largest moon, Titan.

From Jet Propulsion Laboratory/NASA
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