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Something very weird is happening on Saturn’s moon Titan

Thanks to the efforts of NASA and its incredibly reliable Cassini spacecraft, we now know more about Saturn and its moons than ever before, but it seems there are still some surprises in store for scientists studying the planet and its natural satellites. Show More Summary

Farewell image of Saturn stitched together from final Cassini orbit

On September 15th, NASA's Cassini spacecraft ended its hall of fame mission to Saturn with a dramatic plunge into the gas giant's atmosphere. NASA has now released a mosaic of Saturn and its rings created from images snapped by the beloved...Show More Summary

NASA spacecraft's final full Saturn view is a masterpiece - CNET

Just days before its destruction, Cassini took 42 images that have been used to create one last stunning mosaic of all of Saturn and its rings.

NASA’s Cassini is dead, but you can still enjoy its last gorgeous photo of Saturn

NASA's Cassini spacecraft was an incredibly reliable machine, providing an incredible amount of data and relaying countless observations from its orbit around Saturn. It also took some glorious photos during its extended mission, and...Show More Summary

A wake, some prayers and a little retail therapy: How NASA engineers mourn the death of a spacecraft

They called it a wake, but the loved one they had come to mourn wasn’t a person. It was the Cassini spacecraft, the robotic explorer that had spent the last 13 years unlocking the mysteries of Saturn, its rings and its many moons. Soon after Cassini vaporized like a shooting star in the Saturnian...

NASA: Spooky Space Sounds

NASA’s Halloween treat is a set of short eerie audio clips. These celestial whistles, moans and screams were converted from radio emissions captured by various spacecraft from across the Solar System. Cassini’s beats are legit nice.

NASA releases Halloween playlist of spooky space noises

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

NASA has released a playlist of haunting audio clips created from real data collected by famous spacecraft, such as the late great Cassini and Voyager 1, as they unravel the secrets of our fascinating and diverse solar system... Continue...Show More Summary

A Cinematic Farewell to NASA’s Cassini Mission

On September 15th, the spacecraft will crash itself into Saturn—twenty years after its mission began.

Latest Cassini image captures majesty of Saturn's rings

4 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Before burning up in Saturn's atmosphere last month, NASA's Cassini spacecraft managed to capture some compelling closeups of the gas giant and its rings. The latest offers another spectacular perspective on Saturn and its surrounding...Show More Summary

Image: The grace of Saturn

Saturn's graceful lanes of orbiting ice—its iconic rings—wind their way around the planet to pass beyond the horizon in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft. And diminutive Pandora, scarcely larger than a pixel here, can be seen orbiting just beyond the F ring in this image.

"Invisible Toxic Cloud Found at South Pole of Saturn's Titan" --NASA Cassini Mission Discovery

Researchers with NASA's Cassini mission found evidence of a toxic hybrid ice in a wispy cloud high above the south pole of Saturn's largest moon, Titan. "This cloud represents a new chemical formula of ice in Titan's atmosphere," said Carrie...        

WTF is floating around Saturn?

NASA Cassini spacecraft performed its final, fateful dive into Saturn several weeks ago, destroying itself in the planet's atmosphere and ending an incredible mission that spanned nearly two full decades. Today, even though its mechanical body has been vaporized, the information it sent back during its time in orbit continues to surprise scientists. Show More Summary

Researchers find noxious ice cloud on Saturn's moon Titan

Researchers with NASA's Cassini mission found evidence of a toxic hybrid ice in a wispy cloud high above the south pole of Saturn's largest moon, Titan.

Get lost in NASA's stunning Saturn rings panorama - CNET

Step into Cassini's shoes with a dazzling look at Saturn's rings taken before the spacecraft's death.

Get lost in NASA's stunning Saturn rings panorama - CNET

Step into Cassini's shoes with a dazzling look at Saturn's rings taken before the spacecraft's death.

To keep Saturn's A ring contained, its moons stand united

(Cornell University) For three decades, astronomers thought that only Saturn's moon Janus confined the planet's A ring -- the largest and farthest of the visible rings. But after poring over NASA's Cassini mission data, Cornell astronomers now conclude that the teamwork of seven moons keeps this ring corralled.

"Unlocking Saturn's Secrets" --NASA's Cassini-Mission Scientists Recap Their Amazing Discoveries (WATCH Today's 'Galaxy' Stream)

NASA's Cassini spacecraft ended its journey on Sept. 15 with an intentional plunge into the atmosphere of Saturn, but analysis continues on the mountain of data the spacecraft sent during its long life. Some of the Cassini team's freshest insights...        

Fresh findings from Cassini

NASA's Cassini spacecraft ended its journey on Sept. 15 with an intentional plunge into the atmosphere of Saturn, but analysis continues on the mountain of data the spacecraft sent during its long life. Some of the Cassini team's freshest...Show More Summary

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