London, England SE10 8XJ

Navigating Cassini: Mission Design in the Saturnian System

25 June, 19.00 - 20.30 Planetarium foyer

Brent Buffington, Trajectory Designer for the Cassini Mission, explains how the spacecraft is guided in its complex path around Saturn, performing daring fly-bys of the rings and moons whilst avoiding the many hazards in Saturn's neighbourhood.

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Added by salmond on June 17, 2009