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As NASA’s Cassini spacecraft continues its long-term visit of the sixth planet from the sun, it is continuing to surprise scientists with stunning images of the Saturnian environment.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft is flying high amongst the rings of Saturn for the first time in nearly two years.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has revealed just how Saturn's jet streams work, according to a new study published in the journal Icarus.
The Cassini spacecraft has captured new images and measurements of some of Saturn’s moons. This new evidence may help scientists determine if life does exist outside of Earth’s closed system.
No team of reindeer, but radio signals flying clear across the solar system from NASA's Cassini spacecraft have delivered a holiday package of glorious images.
New images and animated movies from NASA's Cassini spacecraft chronicle the birth and evolution of the colossal storm that ravaged the northern face of Saturn for nearly a year.
This is the first time scientists have obtained current evidence of rain soaking Titan's surface at low latitudes.
Scientists believe they finally understand why one of the most dynamic regions in Saturn's rings has such an irregular and varying shape, thanks to images captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
Scientists using NASA's Cassini spacecraft at Saturn have stalked a new class of moons in the rings of Saturn that create distinctive propeller-shaped gaps in ring material.
Newly released images from last November's swoop over Saturn's icy moon Enceladus by NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveal a forest of new jets spraying from prominent fractures crossing the south polar region and yield the most detailed temperature map to date of one fracture.
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