AstroTalk Episode June 29, 2017

Cassini and Astronomer Trina Ray

3:03pm - 3:38pm

Ms. Trina Ray is a scientist working on the Cassini Mission, which is winding down its operations in its orbit around the Saturn. Listen to Trina talk about Saturn's Moon Titan, the remarkable composition of Titan's atmosphere, and about the planned crash landing of Cassini into Saturn's atmosphere, which will take place in summer/fall 2017. Also, listen to Trina talk about her involvement in the Voyager program. Voyager I & II are 2 spacecraft launched in 1977, and both spacecraft are still operational. Voyager I has left the Solar System, and Voyager II will also leave the Solar System, and enter Interplanetary Space, in the near future.