New data presented from Cassini's Grand Finale
New data presented from Cassini's Grand Finale
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 18, 2017
Spacecraft's final orbits shed light on inner workings and composition of of Saturn's rings and atmosphere.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 12, 2017
Cassini is set to plunge into the planet.
Tobi Gerdes - Sep 01, 2017
Incoming data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft indicates that Saturn's trademark rings may have formed only 100 million or so years ago.
Kathy Fey - Aug 09, 2017
NASA's Cassini space probe sent back an image from Saturn showing its gauzy F ring with tiny moon Prometheus.
Kathy Fey - Aug 09, 2017
NASA's Cassini space probe sent back an image from Saturn showing its gauzy F ring with tiny moon Prometheus.
Kathy Fey - Jul 29, 2017
Scientists have found evidence that Saturn's moon Titan harbors a possible ingredient for life.
Kathy Fey - Mar 26, 2016
A new study suggests that the inner moons and rings of Saturn may have only recently formed during Earth's era of dinosaurs.
Andrew McDonald - Apr 16, 2015
The tendrils originate from geysers on the surface of Enceladus.
Kathy Fey - Apr 15, 2015
Saturn's largest moon has unusual dunes that may be formed by rare and violent storms.
Laurel Kornfeld - Feb 28, 2015
The scientists have proposed that life can exist that is entirely based on nitrogen, causing life forms that could survive in seas of frigid methane on Titan's surface.
Laurel Kornfeld - Dec 10, 2014
Researchers found that the sand that makes up the dunes resemble the consistency of freeze-dried coffee.
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 13, 2014
Cassini measures ocean's size by bouncing radio signals off its surface.
Andrew McDonald - Oct 24, 2014
The gases, which were expected to occur directly over the moon's poles, are instead displaced east or west.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 18, 2014
Researchers suspect that the icy surface of Mimas may cloak an irregularly shaped core or an ocean, which could contain life.
Andrew McDonald - Sep 30, 2014
The mysterious feature disappeared after first being spotted in 2013, only to reappear 11 months later.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 16, 2017
Fan-shaped regions of alluvial deposits correspond exactly with areas of highest rainfall.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 16, 2017
Probe's discoveries transformed scientists understanding of the outer solar system.
Laurel Kornfeld - Sep 12, 2017
The spacecraft will plunge into Saturn by the end of the year.
Laurel Kornfeld - Aug 28, 2017
Another beautiful photo of Saturn via NASA.
Jeremy Morrow - Aug 26, 2017
Spacecraft's science instruments will probe deeply into Saturn's atmosphere.
Jeremy Morrow - Aug 26, 2017
Spacecraft's science instruments will probe deeply into Saturn's atmosphere.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jul 26, 2017
Unanswered questions remain about magnetic field, ring composition, and atmosphere.
Laurel Kornfeld - Jul 26, 2017
Unanswered questions remain about magnetic field, ring composition, and atmosphere.
Kathy Fey - May 07, 2015
The odd glowing appearance of the surface activity on Encedalus may indicate curtain eruptions rather than individual jets of water vapor.
Kathy Fey - Mar 11, 2015
Scientists believe the moon may have enough warm water to support living organisms.
Andrew McDonald - Feb 13, 2015
The method removes grainy noise from radar images captured by the Cassini spacecraft.
Andrew McDonald - Nov 01, 2014
The sunlight is reflecting off the surface of Titan's largest sea, the Kraken Mare.
Laurel Kornfeld - Oct 18, 2014
Small satellite may join growing number of worlds with hidden oceans beneath icy surfaces.