Cassini Trails

These sculptures celebrate the spectacular missions of Cassini spacecraft around Saturn. Spanning the time frame from 2004 to 2017, the missions' orbits around the planet, affectionaly called "the ball of yarn" by mission planners, are traced as complex wire sculptures, that can be hung from a cord or placed on a flat surface.

The flight trajectory data was acquired from NASA's cassini project page and "spun" to a 1.2 mm diameter wire sculptures.

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