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Dec 23, 2015 12:40 PM ET // Jason Major
After more than eleven years orbiting Saturn, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has made its last-ever targeted flyby of Enceladus, the big little moon that has intrigued scientists with its southern ice geysers since Cassini first spotted them in 2005.
Dec 18, 2015 03:27 PM ET // Irene Klotz
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, which has been sailing around the Saturn system for more than 11 years, will make its final close approach to the ocean-bearing moon Enceladus on Saturday.
Dec 17, 2015 11:47 AM ET // Jason Major
It's not in a galaxy far, far away or even another star system -- this alien world is right in our planetary backyard, a mere 900 million miles away in orbit around Saturn.
Dec 15, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
After Cassini's 'deep-dive' into Enceladus' watery plumes, evidence mounts for life-friendly environments inside the Saturn moon's ocean.
Dec 14, 2015 02:50 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
There are few views in Saturnian orbit that are more satisfying than seeing two or more moons in the same frame -- particularly when they align.
Sep 18, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
The big moons of Jupiter may have oceans underground. Although they are driven by the same mechanism, their nature can be radically different.
Sep 2, 2015 03:00 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
An icy moon of Saturn hangs against the face of its giant parent planet in a breathtaking new image captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
Aug 16, 2015 05:57 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As we rapidly approach Cassini's thrilling final stage of its mission, the list of 'final' events is gradually shrinking. Next on the NASA spacecraft's final list is Dione -- coming within 295 miles of the Saturn moon's surface on Monday.
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