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Last Adventure Ahead for NASA's Cassini Spacecraft at Saturn

NASA's Cassini spacecraft faces one last perilous adventure around Saturn.   Cassini swings past Saturn's mega moon Titan early Saturday for a gravity-assisted, orbit-tweaking nudge.   "That last kiss goodbye,'' as project manager Earl Maize calls it, will push Cassini onto a path no spacecraft has gone before — into the gap between Saturn and its rings. It's treacherous territory. A particle from the rings — even as small as a speck of sand — could...

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