Experts reportedly believe the Russian sensor, which was delivered to the space station last week, could be linked to a controversial military endeavour.
Rockets and stages earlier fell harmlessly and largely unnoticed into the atmosphere, said Hasan Ahmad al-Hariri, the CEO of the Dubai Astronomy Group.
The Cassini mission's data has provided scientists with several new insights, and Nasa says that it will continue to use and apply the information collected.
The fires have been spreading quickly, engulfing more than 214,000 acres of land and incinerating an estimated 5,700 structures.
The X3 is a Hall thruster, a type of ion thruster that creates propulsion by firing a stream of electrically charged atoms, called plasma, out of a nozzle.
A breakthrough in the research, scientists believe, would help prevent humanitarian disasters and false alarms.
An object known as TC4 came within 26,000 miles of the planet's surface - which is inside the moon's orbit and just above the altitude of satellites which orbit the Earth
The images - from John Glenn and Buzz Aldrin - are up for auction. They are original, gelatin silver or chromogenic prints produced by Nasa following space missions.
Nasa's Space Launch System will have the largest and most powerful rocket stage ever assembled and will aid in deep space exploration, including missions to Mars.
Haumea's size is roughly similar to Pluto's and it takes approximately 285 Earth years to orbit the Sun.
The successful feat marks the third time SpaceX has used a "flight proven" Falcon 9 rocket booster.
Detection of pulsars could provide scientists more insights into the particles in the space between galaxies.
The British entrepreneur discussed Virgin Galactic's space tourism plan at the Nordic Business Forum in Finland.
"Each successful launch brings us one step closer to both a technological and financial transformation," Iridium CEO Matt Desch said.
The first launch has been scheduled for Monday, 9 October, while the second will take place a couple of days later on Wednesday, 11 October.