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NASA says goodbye to Cassini probe, which improved our understanding of Saturn

A journey that spanned two decades and nearly 5 billion miles came to a fiery ending on Friday. NASA's Cassini space probe, which sent back thousands of images of Saturn, slammed into the ringed planet's atmosphere at 77,000 miles an hour. Jamie Yuccas reports.
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