The hyperbolic introductions primed the audience to welcome the splendiferous offerings of the forthcoming show. The pulchritudinous (excellent) nature of the mission has produced an abundance of images. The collection can spectacularly stimulate our senses to levitate our minds and souls.
Cassini invites us to relish the beauty of Saturn and its many moons. NASA has magnanimously offered the images videos and gifs to all who wish to enjoy the resplendent wonder. If the same host was to announce the exploits of the Cassini Mission to Saturn it might well go like this. ........ Laydeeeeez and GENTlemeeeeeen !. I bring you at no expense spared "The Greatest Show in Space". The global audience would exclaim oooooooooh and aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah collectively in an excited upward rather amplified accent.
Indeed a global audience has been touched by this mission. However if you are behind in your knowledge you can find a humongous treasure trove of information here to update yourself. The Grand Finale Toolkit Treasure Trove
The Grand Finale is upon us, a fitting title to the last hurrah. 22 gigantic orbits towards the final drama. The Cassini Mission to Saturn is the perfect plug in for today's curriculum. Everything about the mission bookends and supports Science Technology Engineering Art and Maths. Reading and Writing comes into play also, the annual Cassini Essay competition took care of that.
You may know that the mission is due to end on Friday September 15th however there are many who have yet to discover this unique sojourn. The Grand Finale Fact Sheet
On Friday September 15th 2017 the spacecraft will be guided into the body of the planet Saturn and be no more. However the legacy of the mission will take many decades to filter down and settle its status of The Greatest Show in Space. Top Ten Science Results and Images as selected by the mission. Click here.
The quality of the images and science returned bears witness to this robotic ship.An imamate object sending us some of the most beautifiul natural art. We are enriched by the glorious images and knowledge gleened. I have been enriched by being connected to this mission since 2004. Its depth and breath have been more than I every imagined. RIP Cassini :-( . Hugs to every single person who worked on the mission and created something very special indeed.
Eyes on the Solar System Click here
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