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.
Scientists have long puzzled over how gas planets like Jupiter and Saturn got to be so big -- now they think pebbles may be the answer.
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.
In new observations beamed back from Cassini, Saturn's icy moon Tethys has decided to show off its mysterious stripes.
For the next six months, NASA's Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft will get its final look at two icy moons -- one famous and one not so well-known -- before preparing for mission's end in 2017.
Titan's alien lakes of methane may be formed from the same processes that create sinkholes on Earth.
On Tuesday (June 16), NASA's Cassini mission had an EXTREMELY close encounter with one of Saturn's cratered moons, Dione.
Many thunderstorms in Saturn's atmosphere could be driving the gas giant's vast polar cyclones, according to new simulations inspired by observations from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
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