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Dec 26, 2013 12:57 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
This Christmas, Cassini got into the festive spirit and shared gifts of stunning photos of Saturn, its enigmatic rings and mysterious moons.
Dec 17, 2013 02:18 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A NASA spacecraft that last month began measuring gases and dust coming off the surface of the moon got a science bonus this weekend with the arrival of China’s Chang’e 3 lander and Yutu rover.
Dec 17, 2013 04:13 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In new images of Vesta, an unusual, yet beautiful, look at the massive asteroid's mineral history has been made possible.
Dec 10, 2013 04:45 PM ET // Denise Chow, SPACE.com
Dark seasonal streaks on slopes near the Martian equator may be a sign of flowing salt water on Mars, liquid runoff that melts and evaporates during the planet's warmer months.
Dec 5, 2013 03:13 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Explore the strangely fascinating phenomenon of robots snapping self portraits while doing cutting-edge science in space!
Nov 6, 2013 01:47 PM ET // Tom Chao, SPACE.com Producer
Saturn and its dazzling rings glow in an amazing new portrait captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft high above the gas giant planet.
Oct 29, 2013 02:52 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
To celebrate a decade in orbit and a near-complete topographical map of the red planet, a stunning video from the Mars Express spacecraft perspective has been released. Continue reading →
Oct 23, 2013 04:21 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
NASA's Saturn orbiter, the Cassini spacecraft, has has a stunning glimpse into Titan's thick atmosphere, revealing its vast lakes of liquid methane and ethane, plus possible analogs of terrestrial salt flats.
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