Post 1900 NASA Misions-Cassini
By Skye Heeb
Technologies used at the time
The Cassini orbiter was used for many things like: cameras, cameras used for different imaging, radar imaging, radio and plasma wave, mapping system, cosmic ( filter ) and dust analyser which picked up iron and other dust particles.
The picture above is a image of the imaging system on the Cassini Orbiter.
Cost before it explored Saturn 1.422 billion dollars.
Cost when it was in space 2.7 billion dollars.
What contribution they made to our knowledge and understanding of our Solar System
- These maps show the first topographic mapping of Saturn Moon ( Titan ). They got this information from the Cassini Spacecraft.
- The Cassini Spacecraft has kept up to Saturn's orbit and speed