The final chapter in an extraordinary mission of exploration and discovery, Cassini’s Grand Finale is in many ways like a brand new mission. Twenty-two times, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft will plunge into the unexplored space between Saturn and its rings. What we learn from these close passes over the planet could be some of the most astonishing discoveries ever returned by the long-lived spacecraft. This animated video tells the story of Cassini’s final, daring assignment and looks back at what the mission has accomplished. Check out the video below.