Cassini's Last Look at Titan Is Breathtaking and Bittersweet
The end is nigh for
Even in its final hours, Cassini has managed to deliver some of the most incredible photos its taken in all its 20 years in
Here's a ghostly raw image of Titan, taken on September 10th at 12:55 AM:
And another look at that same image:
Despite the haunting beauty of the photos, we can't help but feel a little upset. It's hard to say goodbye:
Cassini will spend the next few days preparing for its final plunge. It's not much of a consolation, but while the spacecraft will be gone soon, its science will live forever.
(Okay, screw that. Cassini, I'm gonna miss you so goddamn much.)