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Cassini Prepares to Enter Saturn Orbit

This week, the Cassini space probe is scheduled to begin its four-year exploration of the moons and rings of Saturn. It will be the first spacecraft to enter orbit around Saturn. Scientists hope its journey will give new insight into the history of our solar system. NPR's Richard Harris reports.

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Award-winning journalist Richard Harris has reported on a wide range of topics in science, medicine and the environment since he joined NPR in 1986. In early 2014, his focus shifted from an emphasis on climate change and the environment to biomedical research.
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