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October 12, 2017 Cape Canaveral, Florida —NASA is using an asteroid's close flyby to test Earth's warning network for incoming space rocks.
The final data from that flyby should arrive at Earth on the evening of September 12, according to NASA’s timeline for the end of the mission.
That was when the gravitational effects of a Titan flyby led to the last shift in a series of changes that pointed Cassini straight at Saturn, with no possibility of escape.
The flybys have provided a close-up examination of an intriguing haze-shrouded world
Friday’s flyby is a quick hello: The spacecraft will zoom by at about 19,000 mph (31,000 kph).
Having Florence do a flyby is a lot easier than chasing down an asteroid in space -- though NASA is doing that too with its OSIRIS-REx mission.
Finally, the year before the Pluto flyby, Buie’s team struck gold.
The flybys have provided a close-up examination of an intriguing haze-shrouded world; Cassini's navigators on Earth have also enlisted the flybys as gravitational kicks to send it to the next target.
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