Refinements are being made in the Cassini mission to ensure the health of sensitive spacecraft instruments and to fulfill as many priority scientific objectives as possible following budget cuts during the past five years. The reductions resulted in major changes to the spacecraft design in 1992 and more recently have caused funds available for the cruise and orbital phases of the mission to be essentially cut in half. The cruise and orbital segments cover a period of 11 years. ...


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