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Bill DunfordNovember 9, 2015

A Day in the Solar System: 28 October 2015

On October 28, 2015, NASA's Cassini spacecraft flew through the geyser plume of Saturn's moon Enceladus. But Cassini was not the only spacecraft operating in the solar system that day. Here is a quick tour of several worlds, as seen by spacecraft both robotic and piloted by people--all on a single day.

It's a good time to be alive. 

On 28 October 2015, NASA's Cassini spacecraft flew through the geyser plume of Saturn's moon Enceladus. But Cassini was not the only spacecraft operating in the solar system that day.

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Images: NASA/JPL/SSI/SDO/NOAA. Music: Huma-Huma. Video: Bill Dunford.

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Read more: Enceladus, pretty pictures, Cassini, the Sun, human spaceflight, Mars Exploration Rovers, Earth, International Space Station, Mars, Saturn's moons, Curiosity (Mars Science Laboratory)

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