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The First Global Geologic Map of Titan Completed

November 20, 2019

The first map showing the global geology of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, has been completed and fully reveals…
Global Map of Titan’s Geology Constructed by Scientists

November 19, 2019

Titan’s methane-based hydrologic cycle makes it one of the Solar System’s most geologically diverse bodies. There are lakes…
New Organic Compounds Found in Enceladus Ice Grains

October 3, 2019

New kinds of organic compounds, the ingredients of amino acids, have been detected in the plumes bursting from…
Think Saturn’s rings are old? Not so fast

September 17, 2019

A team of researchers has reignited the debate about the age of Saturn’s rings with a study that…
New Models Suggest Titan Lakes Are Explosion Craters

September 10, 2019

Using radar data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, recently published research presents a new scenario to explain why some…
How Habitable is Titan? NASA is Sending the Titan Dragonfly Helicopter to Find Out

August 3, 2019

There are few places in the Solar System which are as fascinating as Saturn’s moon Titan. It’s a…
NASA’s Cassini Reveals New Sculpting in Saturn Rings

June 14, 2019

As NASA’s Cassini dove close to Saturn in its final year, the spacecraft provided intricate detail on the…
Mimas Pushes Through Saturn’s Rings Like a Snowplow

June 13, 2019

Saturn’s moon Mimas is the smallest of the gas giant’s major moons. (Saturn has 62 moons, but some…
NASA’s Cassini Reveals Surprises with Titan’s Lakes

April 16, 2019

On its final flyby of Saturn’s largest moon in 2017, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft gathered radar data revealing that…
NASA’s Cassini Finds Saturn’s Rings Coat Tiny Moons

March 29, 2019

New findings have emerged about five tiny moons nestled in and near Saturn’s rings. The closest-ever flybys by…
Scientists Finally Know What Time It Is on Saturn

January 18, 2019

Using new data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, researchers believe they have solved a longstanding mystery of solar system…
NASA’s Cassini Data Show Saturn’s Rings Relatively New

January 18, 2019

The rings of Saturn may be iconic, but there was a time when the majestic gas giant existed…
Titan’s Thick Clouds Obscure our View, but Cassini Took these Images in Infrared, Showing the Moon’s Surface Features

January 16, 2019

Saturn’s moon Titan is a very strange place. It’s surrounded by a dense, opaque atmosphere, the only moon…
NASA Research Reveals Saturn is Losing Its Rings at “Worst-Case-Scenario” Rate

December 19, 2018

New NASA research confirms that Saturn is losing its iconic rings at the maximum rate estimated from Voyager…
Groundbreaking Science Emerges from Ultra-Close Orbits of Saturn

October 5, 2018

New research emerging from the final orbits of NASA’s Cassini spacecraft represents a huge leap forward in our…
Cassini bathed in ‘ring rain’ in its final days

October 5, 2018

On its last orbits in 2017, the long-running Cassini spacecraft dove between Saturn’s rings and its upper atmosphere…
Dust Storms on Titan Spotted for the First Time

September 25, 2018

Data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has revealed what appear to be giant dust storms in equatorial regions of…
Until We Get Another Mission at Saturn, We are Going to Have to Make Do with these Pictures Taken by Hubble

September 14, 2018

We can’t seem to get enough of Saturn. It’s the most visually distinct object in our Solar System…
Cassini’s Final View of Titan’s Northern Lakes and Seas

September 14, 2018

During NASA’s Cassini mission’s final distant encounter with Saturn’s giant moon Titan, the spacecraft captured the enigmatic moon’s…
Saturn’s Famous Hexagon May Tower Above the Clouds

September 6, 2018

A new long-term study using data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has revealed a surprising feature emerging at Saturn’s…
Translucent Arcs of Saturn’s Rings

August 14, 2018

Saturn’s rings are perhaps the most recognized feature of any world in our solar system. Cassini spent more…
Titan Looks Cool in Infrared

July 27, 2018

The Cassini spacecraft ended its mission on September 15th, 2017, when it crashed into Saturn’s atmosphere, thus preventing…
Listen: Sound of Electromagnetic Energy Moving Between Saturn, Enceladus

July 10, 2018

New research from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft’s up-close Grand Finale orbits shows a surprisingly powerful and dynamic interaction of…
Complex Organics Bubble up from Ocean-world Enceladus

June 28, 2018

Data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft reveal complex organic molecules originating from Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus, strengthening the idea…
There’s Sand on Titan, Where Does it Come From?

June 28, 2018

Even though the Cassini orbiter ended its mission on of September 15th, 2017, the data it gathered on…
NASA Dives Deep into the Search for Life

May 31, 2018

Off the coast of Hawaii’s Big Island and more than 3,000 feet beneath the ocean surface lie the…
Postcard from the Ring Plane

May 8, 2018

On March 13, 2006 Cassini’s narrow-angle camera captured this look at Saturn and its rings, seen here nearly…
Dione on the Edge

April 9, 2018

Saturn’s moon Dione drifts before the planet’s rings, seen here almost edge on. For all their immense width,…
This was Exactly Where Cassini Crashed into Saturn

February 24, 2018

On September 15th, 2017, after nearly 20 years in service, the Cassini spacecraft ended its mission by plunging…
Saturn: Final Frontier

February 21, 2018

This view of Saturn looks toward the planet’s night side, lit by sunlight reflected from the rings. A mosaic of…
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