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NASA: Another Saturn moon has a subsurface ocean

Data from NASA’s current Cassini-Huygens mission, which has been orbiting Saturn since 2004, has found that a subsurface ocean lies below the icy crust of the planet’s moon Dione. Two other of Saturn’s seven moons, Titan and Enceladus, also have oceans deep within them but the new data confirms the...
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