Cassini's finale: NASA's last photos from their 20-year Saturn mission

KGO logo
Friday, September 15, 2017
NASA's final Saturn images from Cassini
The final images of Saturn from the Cassini spacecraft.

After a 20-year voyage around Saturn, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has completed its mission with a final plunge into the planet's atmosphere.

Cassini was the first spacecraft to orbit Saturn giving NASA "troves of new insights over more than a decade." Countless photos were captured of the planet, its rings and its moons during Cassini's 13 years of orbiting.

Here is a look at the final images released by NASA captured from the Cassini spacecraft.