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Expedition to the Ringed Planet Cassini Explores Saturn, Its Rings, and the Fountains of Enceladus

For More Webcasts: http://www.nasm.si.edu/webcasts/archive.cfm?siref=YouTube&video=Expeditiontotheringedplanet Expedition to the Ringed Planet Cassini Explores Saturn, Its Rings, and the Fountains of Enceladus Presenter: Carolyn Porco Tuesday, May 08, 2007 Since its arrival and insertion into orbit around Saturn in 2004, the Cassini spacecraft has been providing an unprecedented look at the planet, its rings, and its moons. Images and other data from Cassini have revealed surprising details about Saturn's atmospheric storms, the structure of its rings, the intricate geologic patterns on its moons, and even present day geologic activity. Carolyn Porco will be our tour guide through the amazing Saturn system, presenting what Cassini has uncovered over the last three years on and around this beautiful ringed giant. Carolyn Porco is the Cassini Imaging Team Leader, the Director of the Cassini Imaging Central Laboratory for Operations (CICLOPS) at the Space Science Institute in Boulder, Colorado, and adjunct Professor at both the Universities of Arizona and Colorado.
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