NASA Resurrects Cassini Spacecraft In Time for Saturn Moon Flyby

NASA Resurrects Cassini Spacecraft In Time for Saturn Moon Flyby
This artist's concept shows a planned flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus by NASA's Cassini spacecraft on Nov. 30, 2010. Cassini woke from a hibernating "safe mode" Nov. 24. (Image credit: NASA/JPL)

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"Engineers have

The computer glitch

The glitch prevented

The upcoming Nov. 30

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