On Oct. 15 1997, a seven-year journey to the ringed planet Saturn began with the liftoff of a Titan IVB/Centaur carrying the Cassini orbiter and its attached Huygens probe. This spectacular streak shot was taken from Hangar AF on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, with a solid rocket booster retrieval ship in the foreground. via NASA http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/oct-15-1997-launch-of-cassini-to-saturn

Oct. 15, 1997, Launch of Cassini Spacecraft to Saturn

On Oct. 15 1997, a seven-year journey to the ringed planet Saturn began with the liftoff of a Titan IVB/Centaur carrying the Cassini orbiter and its attached Huygens probe. This spectacular streak shot was taken from Hangar AF on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, with a solid rocket booster retrieval ship in the foreground. via NASA http://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/oct-15-1997-launch-of-cassini-to-saturn

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