News from Space – Week of 9-10-2017

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News from Space – Week of 9-10-2017

Hurricane Irma, Jose and Katia smash the North American Peninsula

The current hurricane season has been unusually active in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, which caused significant flooding in the American state of Texas, Irma roared through the Caribbean islands, damaging homes and forcing evacuations. Irma made landfall in the United States, with storm surge warnings being posted for the state of Florida. Some surges are expected to reach up to four and a half meters.

NASA’s spacecraft Cassini prepares for it’s suicide

The spacecraft, which is currently orbiting Saturn, will take a death plunge into Saturn’s atmosphere on September 15th...

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