Saturn’s moon Enceladus seems to have a sandy core that warms water passing between the grains. This heating could help create conditions that are right for life
The way spaceships vent urine and water may be a good stand-in for studying how jets of vapour escape the hidden ocean on one of Saturn’s icy moons
The gravity from seven of its moons stops Saturn’s bright outer ring from spreading out and dispersing into space, according to Cassini spacecraft measurements
The Cassini team was at once somber and excited as they watched the spacecraft’s radio heartbeat flicker out. Mika McKinnon joined them to say goodbye
Say goodbye to humanity’s outpost at Saturn with a look at Cassini’s final images before it was swallowed by Saturn’s atmosphere
These unusual patterns in Saturn's rings give us clues to what happens when planets are born, and may help us understand how our solar system formed
Just after noon Eastern today, Cassini will fly by the icy moon Enceladus for the final time---and a tearful farewell it'll be.
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The Cassini probe flew through geysers spewing out of Saturn's moon Enceladus. Today, it sent home pics.
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NASA's Cassini space probe makes its second-to-last passage of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus.
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The orbiter captured illuminated images of the moon's jagged fractures and deep craters.
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