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Introduction
Cassini is providing our closest encounter yet with Saturn, possibly the most beautiful planet in the solar system.

The largest interplanetary spacecraft ever built will orbit the planet 70 times during its four-year stay.

A highlight will be the release in December of the Huygens probe. It will land on a moon, Titan, whose atmosphere resembles Earth's four billion years ago, before life began.

Image of Saturn

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