Cassini is currently hanging out near Saturn, conducting various missions with its wide array of instruments (including cameras, radar, magnetometer, cosmic dust analyzer [!], plasma spectrometer, and so on). It launched in 1997, arrived at Saturn in 2004, and since then has sent back some stunning images -- many of which are collected in the video below.
Cassini has seven primary objectives, according to Wikipedia:
1. Determine the three-dimensional structure and dynamic behavior of the rings of... READ ON