Artists's Conception of Cassini Saturn Orbit Insertion

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This is an artists concept of Cassini during the Saturn Orbit Insertion(SOI) maneuver, just after the main engine has begun firing. The SOI maneuver, which is approximately 90 minutes long, will allow Cassini to be captured by Saturn's gravity into a five-month orbit.

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WEB12048-2011

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NASA/JPL

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