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Cassini-Huygens launches to Saturn, 15 October 1997

Cassini-Huygens launches to Saturn, 15 October 1997
Cassini-Huygens launches to Saturn, 15 October 1997 A journey to the ringed planet Saturn begins with the liftoff of a Titan IVB/Centaur carrying the Cassini orbiter and its attached Huygens probe. Launch occurred at 4:43 a.m. EDT, 15 October 1997, from Launch Complex 40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

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