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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Official Website: http://www.nmm.ac.uk/iya2009
Added by salmond on June 17, 2009