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Image of the Day: Saturn's "Geyser Moon" Enceladus --An Organics Hotspot

The last images for the next three years are in from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft flyby of the organics-spewing ice-moon Enceladus. The image above is a composite made from two raw images assembled to show Enceladus in its crescent-lit entirety with...
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Cassini, Saturn moon photographer

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

NASA's Cassini spacecraft successfully flew by Saturn's moons Enceladus and Dione during close flybys on May 2, 2012, capturing these raw images. The flybys were the last close encounters of these icy moons that Cassini will make fo... Read Post

NASA: "Enceladus a Lifezone Hotspot --90 Geyser Jets Spewing Water Vapor & Organics"

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (2 years ago)

In a series of tantalizingly close flybys to Saturn's moon "Enceladus," NASA's Cassini spacecraft has revealed watery jets erupting from what may be a vast underground sea. These jets, which spew through cracks in the moon's icy she... Read Post

Saturn's geyser moon Enceladus shows off for NASA's Cassini

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (3 years ago)

NASA's Cassini spacecraft successfully completed its Oct. 1 flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus and its jets of water vapor and ice. At its closest approach, the spacecraft flew approximately 62 miles (100 kilometers) above the moon's ... Read Post


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