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NASA Releases "Wave At Saturn" Collage From Cassini Photo Shoot
2013-08-21 14:42:30

NASA released a collage assembled from images taken on July 19, 2013 as part of the "Wave at Saturn" event organized by the space agency's Cassini mission.

Smile And Wave At Saturn!
2013-07-19 04:43:19

NASA's Cassini spacecraft currently orbiting around Saturn will be poised to snap an image of Earth on Friday, and the space agency is asking the public to photobomb the picture.

Cassini Helps Understand Saturn Storms
2013-06-24 13:05:59

Scientists reported in the journal Nature Geoscience that images taken by the Cassini space probe helped them understand the nature of the giant storms on Saturn.

Cassini Sees Seasonal Plasma Changes On Saturn
2013-05-03 19:11:31

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has helped shed light on one way the bubble of charged particles around Saturn changes with the planet's seasons.

How Charged Water Particles Affect Saturn's Atmosphere
2013-04-10 19:36:15

A new study found that the "rain" of charged water particles in Saturn's atmosphere influences the composition and temperature of the planet's upper atmosphere and rings.

Last Close Flyby Of Saturnian Moon Rhea Made By Cassini
2013-03-08 08:57:45

NASA's Cassini spacecraft will be swooping close to Saturn's moon Rhea on Saturday, March 9, the last close flyby of Rhea in Cassini's mission.

Cassini Spies On Earth's Sister Venus From Behind Saturn's Rings
2013-03-04 13:54:02

The international Cassini spacecraft, a NASA, European Space Agency (ESA) and Italian Space Agency (ASI) jointly-operated project, has taken some unique pictures of Earth's twin planet from the perspective of Saturn.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.