Latest Exploration of Saturn Stories
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has revealed just how Saturn's jet streams work, according to a new study published in the journal Icarus.
Titan appears to be strung like a bead on Saturn’s rings, which cast shadows onto the southern hemisphere of the gas giant in this beautiful image from Cassini.
Shortly after passing Enceladus, Cassini had a non-targeted encounter of Dione. At closest approach, the spacecraft flew within about 5,000 miles (8,000 kilometers) of the moon.
Scientists studying images from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft have found evidence of massive snowballs dragging glittering trails from one of Saturn’s rings.
The Cassini space probe will be diving into a gap between Saturn's atmosphere and its innermost ring for the final part of its mission in 2016.
The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum has bestowed its highest group honor, the Trophy for Current Achievement, on NASA's Cassini mission to Saturn.
Images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft have, for the first time, enabled scientists to correlate the spraying of jets of water vapor from fissures on Saturn's moon Enceladus with the way Saturn's gravity stretches and stresses the fissures.
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