Earl Maize (left), Cassini program manager at JPL, and Julie Webster, spacecraft operations team manager for the Cassini mission at Saturn, embrace after the Cassini spacecraft plunged into Saturn on Friday at precisely 7:55 a.m. ET.
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Brady Helms, Wayne Kee and John Cosat keep an eye on Hurricane Irma from inside the emergency operations center at the Launch Control Center at NASA's Kennedy Space Center.
On Aug. 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse made its way from Oregon to South Carolina. Fourteen states were in the path of total darkness — the first time a total eclipse covered such a wide swath of America since 1918.