Cassini has gone silent as it once again dips down between the planet Saturn and its rings. In this second dive, scientists have programmed the spacecraft to take more photos, as well as turn on its audio recorder to see if there really is nothing inside “the big empty.”
Second Dive of Twenty-Two and The Big Empty
“Cassini will stay the course, while the scientists work on the mystery of why the dust level is much lower than expected.” said Earl Maize. He is the Cassini Project Manager part NASA’s JPL in Pasadena, CA.