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Apr 15, 2016 03:14 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Laboratory test on ice compression has revealed that Jupiter's icy moon's crust could generate a surprising amount of heat, opening a new window into understanding the moon's potentially life-giving ocean.
Mar 25, 2016 08:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Some of the moons and icy objects orbiting Saturn may have formed less than 100 million years ago, while dinosaurs still roamed the Earth.
Mar 8, 2016 12:15 PM ET // Sarah Lewin, Space.com
This eerie portrait of Mars' moon Phobos in ultraviolet light was snapped by the NASA orbiter MAVEN as their orbits crossed paths.
Feb 23, 2016 12:15 PM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, SPACE.com Contributor
Charon, to begin bursting at the seams, much like Marvel's green superhero the Hulk.
Jan 14, 2016 01:12 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
On Thursday (Jan. 14), the European Space Agency's Mars Express orbiter is set to pay Phobos a visit in what will be the mission's closest flyby of the Martian moon this year.
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.
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