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Fact #9

In today’s fact we learn about Gravity!

Mr. Toes teaches us about spacecraft Cassini and how it uses flybys of planets as a slingshot to increase its speed.

The Fact a Day:
Did you know…When the spacecraft Cassini does a flyby around Saturn’s moon, Titan, it speeds up by 2,625 feet per second (800 meters a second)?

That also equals 1,789 MPH or 2880 KPH. It has reached 76,000 MPH at top speed. (122,000 KPH).

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