Still shot from 'Cassini's Grand Finale: Cassini flying towards Saturn

Image of Saturn taken by Cassini

Cassini launches from Earth
October 15, 1997


Still shot from 'Cassini's Grand Finale: Cassini mission launch on October 15, 1997 (actual footage)


Cassini achieves Saturn orbit insertion
June 30, 2004


Still shot from 'Cassini's Grand Finale: Cassini firing thrusters to achieve orbit insertion


Cassini flies over Saturn's moon, Iapetus
September 10, 2007


Still shot from 'Cassini's Grand Finale: Cassini flying past Saturn's moon, Iapetus, September 10, 2007


Cassini dives through the plume of Saturn's moon, Enceladus
October 28, 2015


Still shot from 'Cassini's Grand Finale: Cassini flying through the plume of Enceladus, October 28, 2015


End of mission:
Cassini burns up in Saturn's atmosphere
September 15, 2017


Still shot from 'Cassini's Grand Finale: Cassini burning up in Saturn's atmosphere, September 15, 2017