CICLOPS: Cassini Imaging Central Laboratory for OPerationS

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A Story of Saturn's Rings
PetaJ      
04-11-2011  12:08:50

Cassini will be purposly killed by Saturn to prevent any Earth bacteria from accidently contaminating any possible life signatures on some of its moons such as Titan or Enceledus, thereby allowing unpoluted samples of those places to be taken.
This is yet more proof as to the integrity, responsibility and dedication of our scientists as compared to our politicians and military.
I love what you guys are doing and the approach you are taking, good luck and well done to all involved.