NASA's space probe EXPLODES into flames as it plunges through Saturn's atmosphere

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Pioneering Saturn probe Cassini has plunged to destruction into the planet's atmosphere. Nasa scientists planned the spectacular suicide dive to end the £2.9 billion mission, which has lasted 20 years and delivered a treasure trove of discoveries. At 12.55 pm UK time radio contact with the 22ft long nuclear-powered probe was lost as Cassini tumbled to its doom 930 miles above Saturn's cloud tops. Plummeting at 77,000mph, in seconds it disintegrated into fragments and burned up.

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