Name the Final Phase of the Cassini Mission
In 2016, Cassini will dive between Saturn and it’s rings! By doing this, Cassini will be able to make detailed maps of Saturn’s gravity and magnetic fields. We will also learn more about the alluring rings.
The Cassini team has decided to let the public help come up with a name for this mission. If you have an idea for a name that describes this exciting mission, you can participate by submitting a name suggestion, or by selecting your favorite from a list. Both options can be done here.
Cassini’s final mission, before journeying into Saturn’s atmosphere, is “inspiring, adventurous and romantic – a fitting end to this thrilling story of discovery" (source). Let’s give it a name that shows just how thrilling this story actually was!
Image from the Cassini mission page (source).