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Death Dive to Saturn

An astonishing look at the mysterious planet Saturn, through the eyes of NASA's Cassini spacecraft. Launched in 2004, the craft is now reaching the final days of its mission, taking great risks to get up close and personal with the wondrous planet.

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      Aiming to skim less than 2000 miles above the cloud tops, no spacecraft has ever gone so close to Saturn, and hopes are high for incredible observations that could solve major mysteries about the planet's core. Join NASA engineers for the tense and triumphant moments as they find out if their bold re-programming has worked, and discover the wonders that Cassini has revealed over the years.