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Cassini Becomes First Craft to Enter Saturn's Orbit

After a six-and-a-half-year journey, NASA's Cassini spacecraft becomes the first to enter Saturn's orbit. The bus-sized spacecraft will spend the next several years exploring the planet, its rings and its moons. NPR's Richard Harris reports.

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Award-winning journalist Richard Harris has reported on a wide range of topics in science, medicine and the environment since he joined NPR in 1986. In early 2014, his focus shifted from an emphasis on climate change and the environment to biomedical research.