Experiments aboard the orbiter include: the Imaging Science Subsystem, the Cassini Radar, the Radio Science Subsystem, the Ion and Neutral Mass Spectrometer, the Visible and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer, the Composite Infrared Spectrometer, the Cosmic Dust Analyzer, the Radio and Plasma Wave Spectrometer, the Cassini Plasma Spectrometer, the Ultraviolet Imaging Spectrograph, the Magnetospheric Imaging Instrument, and the Dual Technique Magnetometer. Cassini is about the size of a 30-passenger school bus.
External siteCassini mission homepage (JPL)
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