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NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has explored the Saturn system since 2004, re-writing our understanding of the giant planet, its rings, moons and magnetosphere. For 13 years the spacecraft’s incredible, truly otherworldly images have revealed the wonde...

Tethys in Sunlight

on Sep 15, 2017

June 15, 2013. Tethys, like many moons in the solar system, keeps one face pointed towards the planet around which it orbits. Tethys' anti-Saturn face is seen here, fully illuminated, basking in sunlight. On the right side of the moon in this image i...

Cassini’s Grand Finale

on Sep 15, 2017 in: Videos

The final chapter in a remarkable mission of exploration and discovery, Cassini's Grand Finale is in many ways like a brand new mission. Twenty-two times, NASA's Cassini spacecraft will dive through the unexplored space between Saturn and its rings.

Crescent Mimas

on Sep 14, 2017

May 20, 2013. A thin sliver of Mimas is illuminated, the long shadows showing off its many craters, indicators of the moon's violent history. The most famous evidence of a collision on Mimas (246 miles, or 396 kilometers across) is the crater Hersche...

NASA's Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) mission has released its third year of survey data, with the spacecraft discovering 97 previously unknown celestial objects in the last year. Of those, 28 were near-Earth objects,...

Melanthius at Dusk

on Sep 13, 2017

May 16, 2013. The craters of Tethys tell the story of a violent history marked by impacts. The names of the craters also tell oft-violent stories: in this case, the Iliad and the Odyssey. Here, we see the craters Melanthius (near the center, at the d...

The Moon May Have Frost

on Sep 13, 2017 in: Videos

Scientists using data from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, have identified bright areas in craters near the moon’s south pole that are cold enough to have frost present on the surface. The new evidence comes from an analysis that com...







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