Road-Tripping to Rhea with Cassini

Amanda Hendrix Here in Cassini-land, we are really excited about Tuesday’s Rhea flyby! This will be the mission’s second targeted flyby of the moon in the mission, so it’s sometimes referred to as R-2 or Rhea-2. The spacecraft will fly by Rhea at an altitude of about 100 kilometers (60 miles), the closest encounter yet […]...

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