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Will Alien Life be First Discovered on Saturn's Enceladus? (Weekend Feature)

In 2011, NASA's Cassini spacecraft discovered the best evidence yet for a large-scale saltwater reservoir beneath the icy crust of Saturn's moon Enceladus. The data came from the spacecraft's direct analysis of salt-rich ice grains close to the jets ejected...
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Saturn's Moon Enceladus: Do Huge Reservoirs of Water (and Life) Exist Beneath Its Surface?

Academics / General Science : The Daily Galaxy (5 years ago)

This image by NASA's Cassini spacecraft shows the extraordinary tectonic deformation in the fractured south polar region of Saturn's moon Enceladus, where jets of water ice spray outward to form Saturn's E ring. Dramatic plumes, bot... Read Post

Saturn's icy moon Enceladus may keep oceans liquid with wobble

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (4 years ago)

NASA's Cassini spacecraft discovered a giant plume of water gushing from cracks in the surface near the south pole of Saturn's moon Enceladus in 2005, indicating that there was a reservoir of water beneath the ice. Cassini data also... Read Post

Is Enceladus hiding saltwater ocean? Cassini captures ocean-like spray at Saturn's moon

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (4 years ago)

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has discovered the best evidence yet for a large-scale saltwater reservoir beneath the icy crust of Saturn's moon Enceladus. The data came from the spacecraft's direct analysis of salt-rich ice grains close... Read Post


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