Joe Palca

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Joe Palca is a science correspondent for NPR.

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The  Spacecraft Cassini  burned up in Saturn's atmosphere this morning. That's according to Earth time.

Cassini's voyage ends in blaze of glory

The Spacecraft Cassini burned up in Saturn's atmosphere this morning. That's according to Earth time.

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