If you were in any doubt about the similarities between Earth and Titan, this animation of several observations snapped by NASA's Cassini Saturn orbiter should convince you otherwise. Continue reading →
A year from today a NASA probe will beam back photos of Pluto's surface -- but scientists aren't entirely sure what we'll see. Continue reading →
New modeling of the Pluto-Charon system give good reasons to suspect that the surface of Pluto will be riddled with faults caused in part from a liquid ocean that once lie hidden under the icy surface.
On Nov. 23, NASA's Cassini spacecraft took a snapshot of the ringed gas giant Saturn, capturing a beautiful portrait of the planet's mysterious hexagon. Continue reading →
If measurements of our planet's mass using the armada of GPS satellites is to be believed, there could be a reservoir of non-baryonic matter surrounding us. Continue reading →
On Sunday, at 5:17 p.m. GMT (12:17 p.m. EST), Europe's Mars Express orbiter successfully completed a daring low-pass of Mars' largest moon Phobos. Continue reading →
In a daredevil flyby, the European Mars Express satellite will buzz Phobos, the red planet's largest of two moons. But there's a catch -- this isn't a photo opportunity.
Today, NASA released a cool little video from the perspective of the Juno probe that swung past the Earth on Oct. 9. Continue reading →
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