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Why Did NASA Kill Cassini?

Clip: Season 44 Episode 12 | 2m 54s

On September 15, 2017 NASA destroyed Cassini—on purpose. Why kill a multibillion-dollar spacecraft?

Aired: 08/23/17

Rating: NR

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