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‘Star Trek’ actor pens ‘Le Cassini Opera’ for Saturn orbiter’s fiery Friday farewell

via The Japan Times    Sep 14, 2017
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NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is getting a grand but hilarious opera send-off before it plunges through Saturn’s atmosphere and vaporizes Friday.

An actor from TV’s old “Star Trek: Voyager” series, Robert Picardo, said he dashed off the lyrics in about a minute, several weeks ago. He collaborated with the creative director of The Planetary Society, and, presto, “Le Cassini Opera” was...

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