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Saturn Orbit
As Cassini arrived at its destination it turned 180 degrees and fired its engine.

The burn reduced its speed, allowing it to be captured by the planet's gravity.

It is the first time that a spacecraft has gone into orbit around Saturn.

Cassini now has a unique opportunity to observe the ringed planet and gather scientific data.


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