The past few weeks have been jam-packed with stunning imagery from Saturn, delivered courtesy of the Cassini spacecraft. Now, almost as if to say "Hey, remember me?", NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has grabbed our attention with what is almost certainly one of the most spectacular photos it's ever managed to capture. Show More Summary
NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Completes 1st Dive Through Gap Between Saturn and Rings --"Beams Back Images of a Colossal Swirling Storm" (WATCH Today's 'Galaxy' Stream) 'Cold Spot' of the Cosmos Billions of Light Years Across --"Was Caused By a Collision With...
There's good news for NASA, bad news for Cassini, and what on earth do bricks have to do with space? The post Cassini, the James Webb Space Telescope, and Bricks: This Week in Space appeared first on ExtremeTech.
As NASA’s amazing Cassini spacecraft takes on technological death-defying feats months before it goes into a final plunge into Saturn’s atmosphere, it continues to transmit images back to Earth of things never seen before this closeShow More Summary
NASA's Cassini spacecraft dove between Saturn and its rings yesterday (April 26), snapping the closest-ever views of Saturn's atmosphere.
The first images from the Grand Finale have been sent back to NASA, and they're stunning. They're also just the start -- Cassini has 21 more close orbits planned. The post Cassini’s First Grand Finale Images of Saturn Are In, and They’re Stunning appeared first on ExtremeTech.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft shares its incredible images from between Saturn and its rings.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft snapped a view of what scientists called a swirling "giant hurricane" in Saturn's atmosphere
It was 11:56 pm Wednesday night when a Deep Space Network receiver picked up a signal from NASA’s Cassini orbiter as it emerged from its first trip through the gap between Saturn and the gas giant’s rings. In the ensuing data came pictures of the planet’s north pole and cloud tops from only 1,800 miles (3000… Read more...
"No spacecraft has ever been this close to Saturn before," Earl Maize, Cassini project manager and a researcher at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, said in the statement. "We could only rely on predictions, based on our experience with...
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has survived an unprecedented trip between Saturn and its rings, and has amazing pictures to show for it. Flight controllers regained contact with Cassini on Thursday, a day after...
By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - NASA's Cassini spacecraft sent the closest-ever images of Saturn on Thursday after surviving its first plunge inside the planet's rings, the U.S. space agency said. A stream of pictures...Show More Summary
Waiting for Cassini: Scenes from a late night at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory
First in a sequence of dramatic manoeuvres that will end with the spacecraft burning up in the planet’s atmosphere Nasa’s Cassini spacecraft has plunged between Saturn and its rings. This is the first pass in a sequence of 22 weekly dives that will result in the destruction of the spacecraft on 15 September. Show More Summary
NASA’s Cassini is approaching its final days NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute Three shots of Saturn’s atmosphere taken by Cassini NASA’s 20-year Cassini mission is finally coming to a close. After years of orbiting around th… Read The post A Spacecraft Just Flew Between Saturn and its Rings for the First Time — and There are Pictures appeared first on Towleroad.
The view of a planet that’s 746 million miles away just got a little clearer, thanks to a historic first by NASA's Cassini probe. The spacecraft completed a dive between Saturn and its rings, capturing data and images of the planet never seen before. The first photos began pouring into...
Cassini just sent back these images.
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has survived an unprecedented trip between Saturn and its rings, and has amazing pictures to show for it.
Check out the first images from the Cassini Spacecraft’s dive between Saturn’s rings.
These new images of Saturn may look small, drab, and grainy. But they actually show swirling storms in the clouds of the gas giant — the closest views of the planet we've ever gotten. On April 26, NASA's Cassini spacecraft began a series...Show More Summary