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"20.10.2016 23:04:18" Timeline Photos A strong, whirling vortex has intensified at the south pole of Saturn's shrouded moon Titan. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2dSlRoT
"18.10.2016 22:56:56" Timeline Photos Some of the things we've learned about the rings: http://go.nasa.gov/2eCVXdu
"17.10.2016 16:36:08" Timeline Photos Lonely Moon: Pandora, seen here orbiting outside Saturn's kinked and constantly changing F ring. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2dJ0wyg
"15.10.2016 13:15:07" Saturn Bound Pure beauty. Watch her go. We're looking back at Cassini's #epic launch 19 years ago today. #GrandFinale.
"13.10.2016 22:41:12" Spacecraft Power The power behind the long life of our mission - and a step forward for the next generation of far-ranging robots.
More on Cassini's power systems: http://go.nasa.gov/2dQHRFL
More on radioisotope power: http://rps.nasa.gov
"12.10.2016 19:36:54" Timeline Photos Care and Feeding of an Aging Spacecraft -- Since leaving Earth, Cassini has achieved monumental things. The first spacecraft to orbit Saturn, Cassini mapped Saturn's magnetosphere, discovered previously unknown moons, found that at least two moons might
"11.10.2016 20:51:45" Timeline Photos This view of Saturn combines ultraviolet images with visible wavelength images to show auroras near the planet's south pole. The auroras are caused in part by the planet's magnetosphere. See what we've learned about Saturn's powerful magnetic forces:
"10.10.2016 14:40:55" Timeline Photos In Daylight on the Nide Side: Here, we're looking down at the rings of Saturn from above the planet's night side. The darkened globe of Saturn is seen at lower right, along with the shadow it casts across the rings. The image shows that even on Saturn's
"06.10.2016 15:37:16" vine.co vine.co How Cassini has changed our view of Saturn's moons:
- Saturn's dozens of moons range in size from larger than planet Mercury down to about the size of a sports arena.
- Cassini found water continually spewing out of jets around the south polar region of
"03.10.2016 16:04:26" Timeline Photos Two tiny moons of Saturn, almost lost amid the planet's enormous rings, are seen orbiting in this image. Pan, visible within the Encke Gap near lower-right, is in the process of overtaking the slower Atlas, visible at upper-left. Learn more:
"30.09.2016 11:13:13" Timeline Photos Thank you, Rosetta Mission. Your flight is coming to an end, but your legacy never will. #CometLanding #GoodbyeRosetta go.nasa.gov/2cEORUx
"30.09.2016 10:23:36" Timeline Photos Join us as we say #GoodbyeRosetta, live from JPL and the Rosetta Mission's ESA mission control. Webcast now live on: http://ustream.tv/NASAJPL2
"26.09.2016 22:46:37" Timeline Photos Today scientists working with data from the Hubble Space Telescope announced important and fascinating results: evidence for possible water plumes erupting on Jupiter's moon Europa (see https://www.facebook.com/nasasolarsystem/posts/10153889978807918 ).
"26.09.2016 14:51:03" Timeline Photos Looking toward the brilliant disk of Saturn, surrounded by the icy lanes of its rings. Faint wisps of cloud are visible in the atmosphere. At bottom, ring shadows trace delicate, curving lines across the planet. See more: http://go.nasa.gov/2daWfF9
"24.09.2016 18:31:35" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration After more than 12 years studying Saturn, its rings and moons, our Cassini spacecraft has entered the final year of its epic voyage. The conclusion of the historic scientific odyssey is planned for September 2017, but not before the spacecraft completes a
"23.09.2016 19:30:12" Timeline Photos This is the last OpNav image of the mission.
Optical Navigation images played a big role in Cassini's bold moves navigating the busy Saturn system (remember cruising through the plumes of Enceladus?). After helping set the stage set for the mission's
"23.09.2016 14:55:45" ustream.tv Cassini: Epic Journey at Saturn Original air date: September 22, 2016 at 7 p.m. PT (10 p.m. ET, 0200 UTC) After more than 12 years studying Saturn, its rings and moons, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has entered the final year of its epic voyage. The conclusion of the historic scientific In case you missed it, here are our mission leads, Linda Spilker and Earl Maize, highlighting Saturn science and previewing the mission's Grand Finale in a live public discussion: http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/91568820 (Flash required)
"23.09.2016 03:20:07" Timeline Photos That's all for tonight folks! Now on to a spectacular #GrandFinale
"23.09.2016 02:43:31" Timeline Photos Now up: Earl Maize "One of the things about Cassini is it always trumps itself." Watch: http://www.ustream.tv/nasajpl2
"23.09.2016 02:17:40" Timeline Photos Cassini is more than a machine. It is the sum of all the people on her team. - Linda Spilker. Watch now: http://www.ustream.tv/nasajpl2
"23.09.2016 02:03:10" saturn.jpl.nasa.gov Solstice Mission Orbits Animated view of the last seven years of Cassini orbits. LIVE NOW: A rare opportunity to hear two of our top mission leads talk about Cassini's epic mission - and the coming two-part finale.
"22.09.2016 19:23:21" Final Orbits Tonight, join Cassini's project manager and project scientist for a live presentation. They'll discuss the latest discoveries at Saturn, as well as preview the mission's dramatic final year, when the spacecraft will fly between the rings and the planet as
"21.09.2016 20:49:36" Timeline Photos Before Cassini, scientists viewed Saturn's unique features only from Earth and from a few spacecraft flybys. But over more than a decade orbiting the gas giant, Cassini studied the composition and temperature of Saturn's upper atmosphere as the seasons
"21.09.2016 18:02:39" Timeline Photos Hear our project scientist, Dr. Linda Spilker, discuss recent findings at Saturn and preview the mission's Grand Finale phase on Planetary Radio: http://bit.ly/2d29p74
"20.09.2016 19:15:23" Timeline Photos We've found an "impossible" ice cloud on Saturn's moon Titan: the puzzling appearance of an ice cloud seemingly out of thin air has prompted NASA scientists to suggest that a different process than previously thought could be forming clouds on Saturn's
"19.09.2016 20:42:12" NASA Solar System Exploration A mystery solved at Charon, a grand finale at Saturn, postcards from Mars, a comet explorer nearing the end of its journey. Find out about these and other must-know items from around the solar system. It's this week's 10 Things blog:
"19.09.2016 15:05:41" Timeline Photos Saturn's moon Pan may be small, but it has a big effect on the rings. Pan (17 miles or 28 kilometers across, left of center) holds open the Encke gap and shapes the ever-changing ringlets within the gap (some of which can be seen here). Details:
"19.09.2016 03:11:16" Timeline Photos This was the first week of the last year of the Cassini mission. Here's what happened: http://go.nasa.gov/2d4ROyw
We marked the official one year mark to Cassini's Grand Finale. It's a bittersweet milestone. Our team is excited about the
"16.09.2016 18:14:16" Timeline Photos Feeling nostalgic today. This poster from the mission's early days was made with artwork from a student mural.
"15.09.2016 23:49:27" Starting at Saturn Four days in the life of Saturn.
"15.09.2016 21:35:31" Timeline Photos We've entered the final year of our epic voyage to Saturn, its rings and moons. The upcoming months will be like a whole new mission, with lots of new science and a "truly thrilling ride" in unexplored space near the rings. Details:
"15.09.2016 17:26:02" Timeline Photos One year to go. Our countdown clock has officially rolled over. Stay tuned for more.
"12.09.2016 15:38:23" Timeline Photos One of the perks of hanging out at Saturn so long - watching the seasonal shadows change over time. We've watched this one shrink across the rings since 2009. It won't reach across them again until 2019.
"08.09.2016 23:46:32" Photos from NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn's post Congratulations, OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission! Perfect launch. Welcome to outer space.
"08.09.2016 15:03:34" NASA Solar System Exploration It's launch day. The first opportunity NASA's OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission is slated to lift off as soon as 7:05 pm EDT from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, on a quest to return the largest sample from space to Earth since the Apollo era.
"07.09.2016 18:29:11" The Dunes of Shangri-La on Titan New scenes from a frigid alien landscape are coming to light in recent radar images of Saturn's largest moon, Titan. We obtained the views during a close flyby of Titan on July 25. The spacecraft's radar instrument is able to penetrate the dense, global
"05.09.2016 16:48:02" Timeline Photos This weeks beautiful image: A Dark Bend
"02.09.2016 21:16:45" saturn.jpl.nasa.gov Jupiter Polar Winds Movie Bands of eastward and westward winds on Jupiter appear as concentric rotating circles in a movie composed of Cassini images which have been reprojected to appear as if the viewer were floating over Jupiter's north pole. Love those new Jupiter images from NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter. When Cassini visited the gas giant in 2000, the imaging team saw Jupiter's alternating eastward and westward jet streams flowing in concentric rings around the north pole, with equatorial
"29.08.2016 15:17:07" Timeline Photos An ethereal, glowing spot appears on Saturn's B ring. There is nothing particular about that place in the rings that produces the glowing effect -- instead, it is an example of an "opposition surge" making that area on the rings appear extra bright. This
"27.08.2016 21:46:59" Timeline Photos Congratulations to our sister mission NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter on their first successful flyby of Jupiter. Nice shot, too.
"24.08.2016 18:53:46" Photos from NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn's post Voyager 2 made its closest approach to Saturn on Aug. 25, 1981, and 35 years on, Voyager's legacy continues. http://go.nasa.gov/2bgZTKH
"22.08.2016 17:36:14" NASA Solar System Exploration This week marks 35 years since the Voyager 2 spacecraft flew by Saturn, delighting scientists with rich data and images. Learn more about this and nine more things you need to know about the solar system this week in the new 10 Things blog:
"22.08.2016 14:37:08" Timeline Photos Saturn's moon Dione reveals its past via contrasts on its surface. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2bfE27N
"19.08.2016 15:57:23" NASA Solar System Exploration For #WorldPhotoDay, photos of the world, taken by various robotic spacecraft exploring the solar system http://go.nasa.gov/2bnLTze
"16.08.2016 21:32:27" NASA Solar System Exploration Did you know NASA makes raw, unprocessed images from spacecraft across the solar system available to the public, often within hours after they're received on Earth? All of these views from NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn were processed by amateur space
"15.08.2016 15:25:46" Timeline Photos Saturn's moons Tethys and Hyperion appear to be near neighbors in this view, even though they are actually 930,000 miles (1.5 million kilometers) apart here. Tethys is the larger body on the left. These two icy moons are very different worlds. Learn more:
"11.08.2016 22:30:32" Timeline Photos #TBT to last year and this look at Saturn's icy moon Dione: http://go.nasa.gov/2bjlhAG
"10.08.2016 15:07:17" Cassini Finds Flooded Canyons on Titan Data from the radar instrument has revealed deep, steep-sided canyons on Saturn's moon Titan that are flooded with liquid hydrocarbons. The finding represents the first direct evidence of the presence of liquid-filled channels on Titan, as well as the
"09.08.2016 16:57:26" Timeline Photos Even without the rings, Saturn is beautiful, as seen in this false-color infrared view of the planet's swirling clouds. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2aJg8FA
"08.08.2016 14:44:23" Timeline Photos Long Divisions: Saturn's shadow on the rings stretches past the Cassini division. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/2aGjjxH
"01.08.2016 20:25:46" NASA Solar System Exploration What's Up for August? See five planets after sunset and the annual Perseid Meteor Shower. http://go.nasa.gov/2auSbgl It's still a good time to see Saturn in the night sky.
"01.08.2016 14:59:14" Timeline Photos Water ice on the surface of Saturn's moon Rhea makes it dazzlingly bright in full sunlight. See more: http://go.nasa.gov/2acmz2s
"29.07.2016 17:00:51" Photos from NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn's post On #Saturn's giant, haze-enshrouded moon Titan, radar reveals a labyrinth: http://go.nasa.gov/2aE2rUE and a ridge of jagged peaks: http://go.nasa.gov/2aE2r77
"28.07.2016 19:40:51" Timeline Photos Conor Nixon sums up our Enceladus discoveries nicely: "Here's what Cassini thermal imaging can tell you that visible cameras can't. Now, find a moon with geysers... " via Twitter
"26.07.2016 22:27:27" Timeline Photos Here's a postcard view of Titan today in honor of the European Space Agency's Rosetta Mission comet lander, Philae. #GoodbyePhilae, congrats on going out in style! http://blogs.esa.int/rosetta/2016/07/26/farewell-silent-philae/
"26.07.2016 17:03:48" Photos from NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn's post Hear Cassini scientists discuss their latest discoveries today during the CHARM telecon at 11 a.m. PT / 2 p.m. ET / 1800 GMT http://go.nasa.gov/2aHOuEr
"25.07.2016 16:01:48" Timeline Photos Bent Rings: Saturn's A and F rings appear bizarrely warped where they intersect the planet's limb, whose atmosphere acts here like a very big lens. Details: go.nasa.gov/2aFFeAH
"23.07.2016 18:37:18" NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Fascinating! Star Trek planet Vulcan is set in a real star system. NASA Planetquest explains: http://go.nasa.gov/29S7bUq #ICYMI Remember that time in #StarTrek when the Enterprise hid in Titan's atmosphere? In the latest chapter of science meets fiction, our extrasolar planet hunting colleagues have visualized the real star system that would be home to Spock's fictional
"18.07.2016 18:12:36" Timeline Photos Weekly Image: Dione and Epimetheus are seen in this view, above the rings at left and right respectively.
"13.07.2016 21:28:24" Saturn's Polar Storm Storms at the north pole of Saturn, as seen in grayscale and via color filters (though these are not the colors the human eye would see). See details, including links to natural color views and even closer looks, at: go.nasa.gov/29E6ijP See the full
"12.07.2016 22:33:26" NASA Solar System Exploration The JunoCam camera aboard NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter is operational and sending down data after the spacecraft's July 4 arrival at the giant planet. Juno's visible-light camera was turned on six days after Juno fired its main engine and placed itself
"11.07.2016 14:55:50" Timeline Photos Wisps of icy material extend from Saturn's geyser moon Enceladus into the planet's expansive E ring. Learn more, including how Cassini studies this kind of cosmic dust: http://go.nasa.gov/29COVlu #SaturnSaturday
"11.07.2016 14:52:43" Timeline Photos In an illusion of perspective, #Saturn's moon Tethys seems to hang above the planet's north pole. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/29Ho47A
"07.07.2016 21:52:16" Hyperion: Then & Now Compare a 1981 image from the Voyager spacecraft with a more recent picture of #Saturn's moon Hyperion: http://go.nasa.gov/29A77h7 #ThrowbackThursday
"06.07.2016 20:55:44" NASA Solar System Exploration From Jupiter to Ceres to Saturn to the unexplored asteroid Bennu, here are 10 things you need to know about what's happening in the solar system this week: http://go.nasa.gov/29yGVTG
"05.07.2016 16:06:34" Timeline Photos Pandemonium: Pan and moons like it have profound effects on Saturn's rings, ranging from clearing gaps, to creating new ringlets, to raising vertical waves that extend above and below the ring plane. All of these effects, produced by gravity, are seen in
"05.07.2016 04:34:38" NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration Success! Engine burn complete. After a five-year journey, our #Juno spacecraft is now orbiting #Jupiter, poised to unlock the planet's secrets.
More about our Juno mission: http://www.nasa.gov/juno
"04.07.2016 17:31:14" Timeline Photos This year's Fourth of July celebration in the United States will be extra special as our sister spacecraft, Juno, arrives at #Jupiter. Welcome to the outer solar system, NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter, and good luck entering orbit.
"04.07.2016 01:46:44" Cassini 2001 Jupiter Flyby Remembering the #Jupiter flyby in 2000/2001, and wishing NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter every success tomorrow and in the months to come.
"01.07.2016 18:43:01" Timeline Photos Completed #Saturn orbit insertion on this day in 2004. This image comes from the final months of the approach. Re-live the journey: http://go.nasa.gov/29jVhHU And good luck to NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter during the last days of its approach to the
"27.06.2016 15:14:22" Timeline Photos At first glance, the most obvious features in this image from NASA's Cassini spacecraft are Saturn's rings and the icy moon Enceladus. Upon closer inspection, Saturn's night side is also visible (near top center), faintly illuminated by sunlight reflected
"20.06.2016 14:53:09" Timeline Photos As Saturn's northern hemisphere summer approaches, the shadows of the rings creep ever southward across the planet. See more: go.nasa.gov/28JhXPK
"13.06.2016 14:57:13" Timeline Photos A bright disruption in Saturn's narrow F ring suggests it may have been disturbed recently. This feature was mostly likely not caused by Pandora (50 miles or 81 kilometers across) which lurks nearby, at lower right. More likely, it was created by the
"08.06.2016 23:46:03" Timeline Photos Happy birthday to Giovanni Domenico Cassini, born on this day in 1625! He discovered four moons of Saturn and the large gap in Saturn's rings, now called the Cassini division. More: http://go.nasa.gov/1OdRrhz
"06.06.2016 15:23:23" Timeline Photos Rings Interrupted: Saturn's moon Titan hangs above the rings, as the planet casts its shadow. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1Xxh3t6
"02.06.2016 14:38:39" What's Up for June What's Up for June? Saturn at its best, plus good views of Mars, Jupiter and Jupiter's moons continue from dusk to dawn: http://go.nasa.gov/20UoVCw
"31.05.2016 17:06:00" Timeline Photos Saturn's moons Janus and Mimas coast in their silent orbits beyond the rings in this view. The ansa, or outer edge of the rings, is visible at left. Janus hangs above center, while Mimas shines at right. More details: go.nasa.gov/1UfiuFn
"31.05.2016 16:00:41" NASA Solar System Exploration With #Saturn nearing opposition, meaning that the planet is lined up with the Earth and the sun, it's a great time to see it in the sky--and up close, thanks to NASA's Cassini mission. Here are 10 things to know this week about exploring Saturn:
"23.05.2016 17:07:55" Timeline Photos Cassini orbited in Saturn's ring plane -- around the planet's equator -- for most of 2015. This enabled a season of flybys of the planet's icy moons, but did not allow for angled views of the rings and the planet's poles, like this one. But in early 2016,
"20.05.2016 17:41:37" Photos from NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn's post Hello, Mars. The Red Planet's orbit is close enough to Earth this month that the Hubble Space Telescope can spot surface features, including two craters named for our mission namesakes - Cassini and Huygens.
"16.05.2016 17:09:47" Timeline Photos Filled with kinks, jets, strands and gores, Saturn's F ring has been sculpted by its two neighboring moons Prometheus (seen here) and Pandora. Details: go.nasa.gov/1rPrFGi
"09.05.2016 17:19:28" Timeline Photos It's a hard knock life. Here's Saturn's battered moon Epimetheus, seen with the planet in the background. More about the moon and how it took its lumps: http://go.nasa.gov/24GWcEl
"06.05.2016 20:59:29" Timeline Photos Starlight surprise: Small-scale surface change produces very visible effects on Saturn's active moon Enceladus.
"06.05.2016 16:40:53" nasa.gov Witness Juno's Arrival at Jupiter Live from JPL Social media users are welcome to apply for access to a two-day media event culminating in the arrival of NASA's Juno spacecraft in orbit around Jupiter. Trust us, going into orbit at another planet is exciting stuff.
Register now for a chance to be at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory #NASASocial when our sister spacecraft NASA's Juno Mission to Jupiter arrives at our solar system's largest
"06.05.2016 04:50:56" Cassini T-119 Flyby Who's ready for some unique 'double midnight' observations of Titan?
More on our latest flyby: https://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/news/2894/
"04.05.2016 15:51:30" Timeline Photos Yes, it's a moon. We checked: http://go.nasa.gov/1TmctGl #MayThe4thBeWithYou #Mimas
"02.05.2016 16:50:47" Timeline Photos The water-world Enceladus appears here to sit atop Saturn's rings like a drop of dew upon a leaf. Even though it appears like a tiny drop before the might of the giant Saturn, Enceladus reminds us that even small worlds hold mysteries and wonders to be
"28.04.2016 14:51:44" Enhanced Cassini Mission Website Ride along with Cassini at Saturn using our updated, mobile-friendly website: http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov
We've enhanced the site to improve its performance on all devices and screen sizes--from phones to 40-inch monitors. We eliminated clutter. Most
"26.04.2016 18:36:00" Radar view of methane lakes on Titan A new study finds that a large sea on Saturn's moon Titan is composed mostly of pure liquid methane, independently confirming an earlier result. The seabed may be covered in a sludge of carbon- and nitrogen-rich material, and its shores may be surrounded
"26.04.2016 14:41:15" Timeline Photos The future is bright. Congratulations to the U.S. winners of this year's Scientist for a Day essay contest.
Read the winning essays: http://go.nasa.gov/1ppvAYz
"25.04.2016 15:05:24" Timeline Photos In this view, Saturn's translucent rings cast shadows on the planet. The rings have complex and detailed structures, many of which can be seen here. Pan (17 miles or 28 kilometers across) -- seen here as a tiny dot near image center -- keeps open the
"25.04.2016 04:55:20" Timeline Photos Congratulations to the U.S. winners of the 2015-16 Cassini Scientist for a Day Essay Contest. More than 1,150 students from 31 states entered the contest. Read the winning essays: go.nasa.gov/1ppvAYz
"22.04.2016 22:16:31" Photos from NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn's post Today marks one year until we begin our final orbits. #GrandFinale
"22.04.2016 15:53:34" Timeline Photos Happy Earth Day from your far-ranging robot at Saturn. #EarthDay #24SEVEN
Download the 2013 Cassini image: http://go.nasa.gov/1Whm86m
"18.04.2016 16:22:19" Timeline Photos Y Marks the Spot: A sinuous feature snakes northward from Enceladus' south pole like a giant tentacle. This feature, which stretches from the terminator near center, toward upper left, is actually tectonic in nature, created by stresses in Enceladus' icy
"15.04.2016 17:53:53" Timeline Photos The next CHARM science results telecon is scheduled for Apr. 19 at 11 a.m. PDT. The topic will be: Titan's 'Magic Islands': Transient Features in a Hydrocarbon Sea. Details: go.nasa.gov/1qZmcMQ
"14.04.2016 18:47:02" Timeline Photos Among the myriad microscopic dust grains collected around Saturn, a special few -- just 36 grains -- stand out from the crowd. Scientists conclude these specks of material came from interstellar space -- the space between the stars. Details:
"11.04.2016 17:15:34" saturn.jpl.nasa.gov The Great Divide It's difficult to get a sense of scale when viewing Saturn's rings, but the Cassini Division (seen here between the bright B ring and dimmer A ring) is almost as wide as the planet Mercury. The Great Divide: the Cassini Division in Saturn's rings is almost as wide as the planet Mercury. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1oQOlDL
"08.04.2016 21:33:06" Timeline Photos Cassini's orbit is not being affected by the hypothetical, undiscovered Planet 9.
"Although we'd love it if Cassini could help detect a new planet in the solar system, we do not see any perturbations in our orbit that we cannot explain with our current
"04.04.2016 20:45:35" Cassini's 'T-118' Titan Encounter: Fly By Once, Measure Twice Today's encounter at Saturn's moon Titan--fly by once, measure twice. Cassini's cameras look in one direction; some of the spacecraft's particle detectors look in another. Having both types of instrument observe Titan's atmosphere at the same time, or the
"04.04.2016 16:26:28" Timeline Photos We often orient Saturn north in our public image releases, but Cassini sees the giant planet from all angles. This week's image shows a half-lit Saturn sits askew as tiny Dione (698 miles or 1,123 kilometers across) looks on from lower left. And the
"28.03.2016 18:03:42" Timeline Photos In a nod to extraterrestrial mountaineers of the future, scientists have identified the highest point on Saturn's largest moon, Titan. Titan's tallest peak is 10,948 feet (3,337 meters) high and is found within a trio of mountainous ridges called the
"28.03.2016 18:00:39" Timeline Photos Saturn's moons Enceladus and Janus, along with the rings backlit by the sun. Details: go.nasa.gov/1RAIjSd
"21.03.2016 14:56:36" Timeline Photos Helorus in Half-light: Cassini captures a crater duo on Saturn's moon Dione that is superimposed on older, linear features. The upper of the pair, named Italus, is overprinted on a grouping of ancient troughs called Petelia Fossae. The lower crater,
"14.03.2016 23:31:36" saturn.jpl.nasa.gov Tilted Terminator NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured this view of Saturn's moon Enceladus that shows wrinkled plains that are remarkably youthful in appearance, being generally free of large impact craters. Tilted Terminator: the day-night boundary cuts diagonally across Saturn's moon Enceladus http://go.nasa.gov/21relCk
"10.03.2016 17:09:16" It took a bit of engineering, but tomorrow we're going to watch starlight from the central star of Orion's belt filter through the plume of Enceladus. This stellar occultation allows scientists to fine tune their measurements of the plume.
"08.03.2016 18:11:28" Timeline Photos Saturnian sisters Tethys and Rhea.
"02.03.2016 21:37:54" Photos from NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn's post Return to "magic island."
These images show the evolution of a transient feature in the large hydrocarbon sea named Ligeia Mare on Saturn's moon Titan.
The bright features, informally known as the "magic island," are a phenomenon that changes over time.
"29.02.2016 17:47:36" Timeline Photos Different Worlds: Although Tethys and Janus both orbit Saturn and are both made of more or less the same materials, they are very different worlds. Their contrasts are related, in large part, to their sizes.
Tethys (660 miles or 1,062 kilometers across)
"22.02.2016 16:11:39" Timeline Photos Three Times the Fun
Three of Saturn's moons -- Tethys, Enceladus, and Mimas -- are captured in this group photo from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
Tethys (660 miles or 1062 kilometers across) appears above the rings, while Enceladus (313 miles or 504
"15.02.2016 19:34:11" Timeline Photos Dione Divided: Saturn's moon appears to be cut in two by the razor-thin rings, seen nearly edge-on. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1PzTNnO
"13.02.2016 14:00:00" Cassini Launch Feeling nostalgic this #SaturnSaturday. Here's a nice look at our spectacular launch back in 1997.
"12.02.2016 16:53:39" NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn's cover photo
"11.02.2016 20:05:19" Timeline Photos From Saturn, with love. #ValentinesDay
For more on the planetary system we know and love, visit: http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov
"08.02.2016 16:56:20" Timeline Photos This week's stunning image contrasts the shadows and curves of Saturn's rings with icy Tethys.
"06.02.2016 20:00:00" NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn Less than meets the eye? Saturn's rings surprise us again.
Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1Srb8Dx ICYMI #SaturnSaturday
"02.02.2016 21:24:29" Timeline Photos Less than meets the eye? Saturn's rings surprise us again.
"01.02.2016 16:10:21" Timeline Photos Today's shot highlights the methane in Saturn's atmosphere - with a bonus appearance by the tiny moon Dione on the right just below the ring plane.
"30.01.2016 20:00:00" Timeline Photos This recent raw image is one of more than 360,000 from the mission so far: http://go.nasa.gov/1PLC3Jr #SaturnSaturday
"25.01.2016 22:10:32" Timeline Photos Here we go. Cassini has started heading up to 'higher ground.'
Read the Story: http://go.nasa.gov/1PgKavm
"25.01.2016 16:34:53" Timeline Photos Even half an Enceladus tells a complicated story.
"22.01.2016 00:46:19" Timeline Photos Our favorite planet is the centerpiece of this month's morning sky lineup:
"19.01.2016 15:44:28" Timeline Photos Getting in shape. Janus (right) and Tethys (left) demonstrate the difference between small moons and large ones.
"13.01.2016 18:04:17" Timeline Photos Enceladus shows its true spots: new NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn image zooms in on the mysterious "dalmatian terrain."
"11.01.2016 15:43:03" Timeline Photos Mighty Saturn (with a side of Tethys to the lower right).
"06.01.2016 18:29:09" Photos from NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn's post What a year. As we gear up for 2016, here's a quick look back at our best images and science results from 2015.
Got any favorites not on our list?
Read the list: http://go.nasa.gov/1IR2xXg
"05.01.2016 20:45:25" Photos from NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn's post Still can't see the third moon, Atlas? Here's a hint, along with a closer view, taken in 2006. go.nasa.gov/1mvetUG
"04.01.2016 16:27:16" Timeline Photos What looks like a pair of Saturnian satellites is actually a trio upon close inspection.
We have Enceladus above the rings and Rhea below. The comparatively tiny speck of Atlas can also be seen just above and to the left of Rhea, and just above the
"21.12.2015 20:18:00" Photos from NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn's post Our final close images of Enceladus are coming down from Saturn.
"17.12.2015 22:36:23" saturn.jpl.nasa.gov NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn The 2015-16 edition of NASA's Cassini Scientist for a Day essay contest is now live, including videos about each topic, here: http://go.nasa.gov/1lPEmxn For students in grades 5-12. Good luck!
"16.12.2015 19:36:55" Timeline Photos Closing in on Enceladus, one last time: a thrilling chapter in the exploration of the solar system will soon conclude, as the spacecraft makes its final close flyby of the ocean-bearing moon Enceladus on Saturday, Dec. 19, at 9:49 a.m. PST (12:49 p.m
"14.12.2015 17:33:00" Timeline Photos Bulls-Eye moons (Enceladus and Tethys).
"08.12.2015 22:42:12" Photos from NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn's post Among the rock stars. Cassini is flying into the realm of rocky moons.
More images: http://go.nasa.gov/1XTqunc
"07.12.2015 16:04:28" Timeline Photos Your weekly beauty shot from Cassini: the crescent Tethys and the rings of Saturn.
"04.12.2015 22:12:27" Timeline Photos Peering Through Titan's Haze: this composite image shows an infrared view of Saturn's moon Titan, acquired during the mission's ''T-114'' flyby on Nov. 13, 2015. http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/photos/imagedetails/index.cfm?imageId=5278
"30.11.2015 19:04:55" Timeline Photos Water World: Saturn's moon Enceladus and the rings. Although both Enceladus and the ring particles are made up largely of water ice, they are very different. The small ring particles are too tiny to retain internal heat and have no way to get warm, s
"23.11.2015 19:18:59" Timeline Photos Here's a recent look at Dione with Saturn's rings behind. More: http://go.nasa.gov/1SW0BfN
"16.11.2015 19:35:22" Timeline Photos Although they are made of mostly the same material, the relatively fresh surface of Saturn's active moon Enceladus (far) reflects more brightly than Dione's (near). Details: go.nasa.gov/1SU7tuC
"12.11.2015 17:18:33" Cassini T-114 Titan Flyby Animation We're gearing up for our last really good look at Titan's Xanadu Regio tomorrow. Here's a preview.
"11.11.2015 17:28:21" Timeline Photos New observations made near the south pole of Titan add to the evidence that winter comes in like a lion on this moon of Saturn.
Scientists have detected a monstrous new cloud of frozen compounds in the moon’s stratosphere. Details: go.nasa.gov/1Sj54Z
"09.11.2015 19:30:35" Timeline Photos Saturn's tiny moon Epimetheus and the rings. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1MHqbk2
"02.11.2015 17:54:39" Timeline Photos The dune fields of Titan. Saturn's frigid moon has some characteristics that are oddly similar to Earth, but still slightly alien. It has clouds, rain and lakes (made of methane and ethane), a solid surface (made of water ice), and vast dune fields (
"30.10.2015 15:38:59" Photos from NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn's post The spacecraft has begun transmitting its latest images of Saturn's icy, geologically active moon Enceladus, acquired during the dramatic Oct. 28 flyby in which the probe passed about 30 miles (49 kilometers) above the moon's south polar region. The
"29.10.2015 18:49:19" The first data from the #Enceladus flyby have been downlinked from the spacecraft, but there were no images included yet. Stay tuned! The next opportunity will be Friday morning.
"28.10.2015 16:50:34" saturn.jpl.nasa.gov Enceladus Flyby 'E-21': Deepest Dive Through the Plume This daring flyby will bring the spacecraft within 30 miles (48 kilometers) of the surface of Enceladus’ south polar region. The flyby is Cassini's deepest-ever dive into the plume of icy spray that issues from fractures in the south polar region. Th Cassini has completed its 21st #Enceladus flyby and the deepest-ever dive through the plume. Pictures will be available in the next couple of days, and more scientific results in the weeks that follow. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1L6Qssa
"27.10.2015 19:13:17" NASA Solar System Exploration Cassini's second-to-last Enceladus flyby promises to be one of the best as the spacecraft makes a deep dive through the moon's intriguing plume. More on tomorrow's plume plunge:
"26.10.2015 20:35:02" NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn's cover photo Happy Halloween from the Cassini mission to Saturn.
"26.10.2015 19:12:39" Timeline Photos It's history in the making at a mysterious moon. The Cassini spacecraft will sample the ocean of Saturn's moon Enceladus on Wednesday, Oct. 28, when it flies through the moon's plume of icy spray. Here are some things to know about the upcoming flyby
"26.10.2015 16:00:48" Timeline Photos NASA will offer a preview of this week's deep dive through the #Enceladus plume today, Oct. 26 at 2 pm ET. Tune in: http://www.ustream.tv/nasajpl2
The flyby itself takes place on Oct. 28. Learn more: solarsystem.nasa.gov/finalflybys
"22.10.2015 19:35:04" Timeline Photos The Cassini spacecraft will sample an extraterrestrial ocean on Wednesday, Oct. 28, when it flies directly through a plume of icy spray coming from Saturn's moon Enceladus. Cassini will pass by Enceladus at an altitude of just 30 miles (49 kilometers
"19.10.2015 16:58:24" Timeline Photos In this image we see features in Saturn's dynamic F ring that scientists call ''gores,'' to the right of the bright clump, and a ''jet,'' to the left of the bright spot. Thanks to the ring's interaction with the moons Prometheus and Pandora, and perh
"15.10.2015 23:53:26" Timeline Photos Scientists expected the north polar region of Enceladus to be heavily cratered, but the new high-resolution Cassini images show a landscape of stark contrasts. "The northern regions are crisscrossed by a spidery network of gossamer-thin cracks that s
"15.10.2015 17:38:33" Photos from NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn's post Hot off the Deep Space Network, here are some raw images from the Oct. 14 flyby of Saturn's enigmatic moon Enceladus. This is just a preview--fully processed images will be coming soon. See more pictures and details at: http://go.nasa.gov/1L6QobC and
"15.10.2015 17:35:02" Timeline Photos The journey began with a pre-dawn launch 18 years ago today, and some of the most exciting adventures are yet to come: http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov
"13.10.2015 20:42:09" Timeline Photos Encountering Enceladus: Cassini is about to buzz close by Saturn's active, enigmatic moon three times, beginning Oct. 14. The flybys will include the first close-up look at the moon's north polar region, and a deep dive right through the famous geyse
"12.10.2015 18:13:23" Timeline Photos Worlds apart: Mimas (bottom) and Pandora (top) are very different moons of Saturn. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/1MngO9c
"05.10.2015 16:12:32" Timeline Photos A coincidence of viewing angle makes Pandora appear to be hovering over Titan, almost like an accent mark. Little Pandora is much closer to Cassini than hazy Titan in this view. (Titan is nearly three times farther away.) Even so, Titan (3,200 miles
"28.09.2015 16:37:30" Timeline Photos Veiled worlds: Saturn and its giant moon Titan are both wrapped in clouds, but they are very different places. This image was captured by the robotic spacecraft Cassini in May of this year. Learn more: http://go.nasa.gov/1YKsaNN
"21.09.2015 15:43:13" Timeline Photos The moons Prometheus and Pandora are almost hidden among Saturn's rings in this image from Cassini. Learn more: go.nasa.gov/1OLfSAk
"15.09.2015 19:35:49" Photos from NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn's post A global ocean lies beneath the icy crust of Saturn's moon Enceladus. The finding implies the fine spray of water vapor, icy particles and simple organic molecules Cassini has observed coming from fractures near the moon's south pole is being fed by
"14.09.2015 15:55:07" Timeline Photos Saturn as seen from the night side, the outline of its polar hexagon visible at top center. You can also just barely make out the moon Tethys in the lower left part of the image. Learn more: go.nasa.gov/1QAmHUq
"07.09.2015 17:58:17" Timeline Photos As if painted with a dark brush: Saturn, the rings seen edge-on and Dione, as imaged through an infrared filter. Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1JNou3R
"02.09.2015 21:03:57" Timeline Photos At Saturn, One of These Rings is not like the Others "This particular result is fascinating because it suggests that the middle of Saturn's A ring may be much younger than the rest of the rings," said Linda Spilker, Cassini project scientist at JPL.
"31.08.2015 15:52:43" Entrancing Dione reveals details as she transits in front of Saturn and it's equally entrancing rings.
"27.08.2015 15:08:46" #TBT 2012's enhanced color view of backlit Saturn.
Original Caption: NASA's Cassini spacecraft has delivered a glorious view of Saturn, taken while the spacecraft was in Saturn's shadow. The cameras were turned toward Saturn and the sun so that the
"25.08.2015 21:09:25" Enceladus looks as though it is half lit by sunlight in this view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, but looks can be deceiving. The area on the right, where surface features can be made out, are actually illuminated by light reflected off of Saturn. A
"20.08.2015 23:20:58" "I am moved, as I know everyone else is, looking at these exquisite images of Dione's surface and crescent, and knowing that they are the last we will see of this far-off world for a very long time to come. Right down to the last, Cassini has faithfu
"18.08.2015 15:41:20" Dione crater and Saturnian rings.
More on yesterday's flyby: http://go.nasa.gov/1MojJBP
"17.08.2015 19:20:58" The first images of the final close-up Dione flyby are coming in now. The view will keep getting better in the coming hours.
"17.08.2015 15:37:20" While not bursting with activity like its system satellite Enceladus, the surface of Dione is definitely not boring. Some parts of the surface are covered by linear features, called chasmata, which provide dramatic contrast to the round impact crater
"14.08.2015 15:16:45" Farewell to Dione On Monday we say farewell to lovely Dione. What will we find on our last pass?
"10.08.2015 15:21:18" Darkness Descending: Saturn’s unusual appearance in this picture is a result of the planet being imaged via an infrared filter.
"03.08.2015 22:40:11" Thanks to the illumination angle, Mimas (right) and Dione (left) appear to be staring up at a giant Saturn looming in the background. Although certainly large enough to be noticeable, moons like Mimas (246 miles or 396 kilometers across) and Dione (6
"29.07.2015 18:45:15" Like graffiti sprayed by an unknown artist, unexplained arc-shaped, reddish streaks are visible on the surface of Saturn's icy moon Tethys in new, enhanced-color images from Cassini.
The red arcs are narrow, curved lines on the moon's surface, and a
"27.07.2015 18:44:03" Join in tomorrow at 2 p.m. EDT for a special 11th anniversary discussion about Cassini's latest discoveries.
"27.07.2015 14:54:34" This week's gorgeous image from the Saturnian system: An enhanced view of the giant impact basin Odysseus on Saturn's moon Tethys.
"20.07.2015 14:46:47" In Greek mythology, Dione was the daughter of Tethys, so perhaps we should not be surprised to see the two together.
"16.07.2015 20:00:01" It's lonely out in space. In our orbit at Saturn, Cassini was the closest spacecraft to New Horizons during Tuesday's historic #PlutoFlyby. Our imaging team captured the moment from 2.4 billion miles (3.9 billion km) away.
Congratulations and safe
"13.07.2015 21:34:29" Titan may be a large moon - its name even implies it! But it is still dwarfed by its parent planet, Saturn.
"13.07.2015 15:53:02" It is with profound sadness that I report the passing of Claudia Alexander. Claudia worked with Cassini Project Science team for a number of years. She was enthusiastic and full of good ideas to improve Cassini science processes and research. She was
"06.07.2015 15:55:43" Saturn's moon Prometheus, seen here looking suspiciously blade-like, is captured near some of its sculpting in the F ring.
Prometheus' (53 miles or 86 kilometers across) orbit sometimes takes it into the F ring. When it enters the ring, it leaves a
"03.07.2015 19:48:16" Have a great weekend, wherever you are on this world or out in space. #4thofJuly
"01.07.2015 22:52:47" Wow. We're now in our 11th year orbiting Saturn. Where did the time go?
"29.06.2015 15:00:55" More gorgeousness from Saturn. Spirals in the D-Ring.
"25.06.2015 19:10:28" #TBT Old school Saturn (Pioneer 11 - 1979)
"25.06.2015 14:41:59" #TBT Artist Roy Scarfo Dreaming of Saturn in 1962.
Ride along with the real deal at http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov
Explore more Saturn artwork at http://www.ciclops.org/art_index.php
"22.06.2015 17:05:32" Titan, Mimas and Rhea present a triple crescent treat for our cameras. #NASABeyond
"18.06.2015 23:04:54" Sweet shots of our second-to-last close flyby of rugged Dione. Final flyby is set for August 17.
"17.06.2015 22:08:00" NASA Solar System Exploration We're go for #Europa: a new mission has passed its first major review. #NASABeyond
Details: http://go.nasa.gov/1Lg1u2a Congratulations to the #Europa mission team. Welcome to the outer solar system.
"15.06.2015 14:48:50" The two large craters on Tethys, near the line where day fades to night, almost resemble two giant eyes observing Saturn.
"08.06.2015 13:00:00" Happy Birthday, Giovanni On this day in 1625, Giovanni Domenico Cassini was born in Perinaldo, Italy. Happy 390th Birthday. Mr. Cassini, from the mission that carried your name to Saturn.
"02.06.2015 22:20:52" Check out the best shots from our final, close pass by battered Hyperion.
More Images: http://go.nasa.gov/1K85u3r
"01.06.2015 21:02:44" We got some nice shots from our final close flyby of Hyperion.
See all the raw images: http://go.nasa.gov/1BEaiGA
"01.06.2015 18:23:56" Besides their beauty, images like this one of Dione and Rhea help confirm we're on course.
Read More: http://go.nasa.gov/1Fp6F9f
"28.05.2015 21:01:35" Last chance to see: We're making our final close flyby of Saturn's odd, pockmarked moon Hyperion on Sunday, May 31.
"26.05.2015 17:59:31" The ancient, battered horizon of Saturn's moon Rhea.
"26.05.2015 17:50:17" saturn.jpl.nasa.gov Janus Stands Alone Although Janus should be the least lonely of all moons - sharing its orbit with Epimetheus - it still spends most of its orbit far from other moons, alone in the vastness of space. The moon Janus shares an orbit with Epimetheus, but spends most of its time alone. Details: http://1.usa.gov/1Efqaza
"20.05.2015 15:12:00" Rhea's battered surface is starkly illustrated by long shadows in this Cassini image from a February flyby.
"11.05.2015 16:07:31" Saturn looks serene in this recent view, but its atmosphere actually is fast-moving with wind speeds in excess of 1,100 miles per hour (1,800 km per hour) in places.
"07.05.2015 21:43:29" Cassini's got eyes on Xanadu during today's Titan flyby.
"05.05.2015 00:07:09" Find out how to see Saturn yourself in this month's What's Up podcast.
"04.05.2015 15:52:29" That's no space station. It's Saturn's moon Mimas, showing a 130-kilometer (80-mile) wide impact crater called Herschel. #MayThe4thBeWithYou
More images of Mimas: http://1.usa.gov/1QfkSwu
"30.04.2015 18:11:41" eyes.nasa.gov Deep Space Network Now The real time status of communications with our deep space explorers
"28.04.2015 17:56:14" Could Titan be dissolving? Tune in to a live #CHARM presentation, today April 28 at 11 a.m. PT 2 p.m. ET. Audio + visuals: http://go.nasa.gov/1HOgEJa
"27.04.2015 16:01:01" Image of the week: Not all of Saturn's rings are created equal: here the C and D rings appear side-by-side, but the C ring, which occupies the bottom half of this image, clearly outshines its neighbor.
The D ring appears fainter than the C ring beca
"24.04.2015 16:57:45" Thank you Hubble Telescope for inspiring the public for 25 years! #Hubble25
Links to the HubbleSite pages:
"22.04.2015 22:27:03" Happy Earth Day! Our wide-angle and narrow-angle cameras aimed at Saturn and captured 323 images in just over four hours on #WaveAtSaturn day, July 19, 2013, including this portrait of Earth. On this day, Earth was 898 million miles (1.44 billion kil
"20.04.2015 18:19:00" Surface features on Rhea - mostly impact craters in this image - are thrown into sharp relief thanks to long shadows. Viewing this terrain near the day/night terminator makes it easier to appreciate just how violent Rhea's geological history has been
"14.04.2015 18:59:50" Icy Tendrils Reaching into Saturn Ring Traced to Their Source
Long, sinuous, tendril-like structures seen in the vicinity of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus originate directly from geysers erupting from its surface. The tendrils reach into Saturn's E ri
"13.04.2015 18:25:16" New image of the week! Mimas by Saturnshine. We are used to seeing Saturn’s moons lit directly by the Sun, but sometimes we can catch them illuminated by "Saturnshine." Here's Mimas lit by light reflected off of Saturn. Full res image: http://go.n
"13.04.2015 16:18:50" The long-standing mystery of why Saturn seethes with enormous storms every 30 years may have been solved by scientists working with data from NASA's Cassini mission. The tempests, which can grow into bright bands that encircle the entire planet, are
"08.04.2015 22:13:21" NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory - Education Signs of life? Learn about the "ocean worlds" offering important clues in NASA's search for life beyond Earth: http://1.usa.gov/1CRSsTb
Full infographic: http://1.usa.gov/1H2LHRe Really cool infographic includes several of Saturn's moons. Learn about the "ocean worlds" offering important clues in NASA's search for life beyond Earth. #NASABeyond
"07.04.2015 21:23:42" Ocean moons? We're out there. #NASABeyond
"06.04.2015 16:06:02" Last planned image of Iapetus (in the current mission phase) released! Cassini stared toward Saturn's two-toned moon Iapetus (914 miles or 1,471 kilometers across) for about a week in early 2015, in a campaign motivated in part to investigate subtle
"30.03.2015 18:08:47" These new dual views of Rhea mark the return to the realm of Saturn's icy satellites. This follows nearly two years during which the spacecraft's orbits carried it high above the planet's poles. Those paths limited the mission's ability to encounter
"30.03.2015 15:44:22" 20-20 Hindsight: Astronomers originally thought that Janus and Epithemeus were the same object. Only later did astronomers realize that there are in fact two bodies sharing the same orbit!
More info on the image: http://go.nasa.gov/19ACemP
"28.03.2015 17:07:37" Heard on NPR today:
Researchers have answered a question that has been nagging them for years: Exactly how long is a day on the planet Saturn?
Listen here: http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2015/03/28/395378994/a-days-a-day-the-world-around-bu
"27.03.2015 19:00:00" Investigating Subtle Colors on Iapetus
April 6, 2015
Cassini stared toward Saturn's two-toned moon Iapetus (914 miles or 1,471 kilometers across) for about a week in early 2015, in a campaign motivated in part to investigate subtle color differenc
"23.03.2015 17:41:02" Moon Convention
Scientists are still working on the subtleties of complex ring-moon interactions like those at work in this view. The concept of "shepherding," in particular, continues to evolve. Read more: http://go.nasa.gov/1FuVnog
"16.03.2015 17:15:44" Groovy Monday
From afar, Saturn's rings look like a solid, homogenous disk of material. But upon closer examination from Cassini, we see that there are varied structures in the rings at almost every scale imaginable. Read more: http://go.nasa.gov/1
"16.03.2015 15:15:53" saturn.jpl.nasa.gov Titan 110 Flyby: A Fresh Look at Titan’s Sunny Seas On March 16, Cassini will soar within 1,414 miles (2,275 kilometers) of Titan to carry out a targeted flyby of the hazy Saturn moon. Each flyby gives us a little more knowledge of Titan and its remarkable similarities to our world. Titan Flyby today! On March 16, Cassini will soar within 1,414 miles (2,275 kilometers) of Titan to carry out a targeted flyby of the hazy Saturn moon. Each flyby gives us a little more knowledge of Titan and its remarkable similarities to our world
"13.03.2015 15:30:45" Trapping of Methane In Enceladus' Ocean: This illustration depicts potential origins of methane found in the plume of gas and ice particles that sprays from Saturn's moon, Enceladus, based on research by scientists working with our Ion and Neutral Ma
"11.03.2015 18:46:25" Another first! The Cassini spacecraft has provided scientists the first clear evidence that Saturn's moon Enceladus exhibits signs of present-day hydrothermal activity which may resemble that seen in the deep oceans on Earth. The implications of such
"09.03.2015 23:17:34" The moon Iapetus, like the "force" in Star Wars, has both a light side and a dark side.
Scientists think that Iapetus' dark/light asymmetry was actually created by material migrating away from the dark side. For a simulation of how scientists think
"04.03.2015 18:09:49" NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Brain food! What your breakfast has in common with the world the NASA Dawn Mission is set to explore. Ceres - "once had an ocean like Enceladus!" Dawn arrives at Ceres on Friday!
"02.03.2015 20:52:04" With a very inhospitable average temperature of approximately 290 degrees below zero Fahrenheit (-180 degrees Celsius), water on Titan freezes hard enough to be essentially considered rock.
Read more about the image here: http://go.nasa.gov/1GbHs6s
"23.02.2015 18:37:26" Image of the week! Rings through rings against Saturn.
In this image, we're seeing Saturn's A ring in the lower part of the image and the limb of Saturn in the upper. In addition, the rings cast their shadows onto the portion of the planet imaged h
"16.02.2015 17:58:51" Janus and the rings both orbit Saturn and are only weakly connected to each other through their mutual gravitational tugs. The second image shows density waves in Saturn's Rings.
The wave that covers a broad strip across the center of the second ima
"13.02.2015 21:05:32" Here's Saturn's rings and scarlet roses to share with your friends :-) http://go.nasa.gov/17uGzYH
"12.02.2015 18:11:30" Look! A new way to view Titan! Despeckle the image & remove some of the radar noise. Read about the recently developed technique here: go.nasa.gov/16YqJEI
"11.02.2015 19:39:16" During this close flyby of Titan, the Cassini visible and infrared mapping spectrometer (VIMS) will use its “push broom” mode to take a high-resolution swath across Titan's North Pole region. Flyby page: http://go.nasa.gov/1IUSJdN
And here is a tabl
"09.02.2015 20:37:41" Just in time for Valentines Day! Saturn's rings and the Cassini division, through the red filter on the ISS NAC - Narrow Angle Camera) More info here: http://go.nasa.gov/1CaCrV7
"02.02.2015 16:53:25" Image of the week! Tiny Epimetheus is dwarfed by the adjacent A and F rings.
Read more about the picture here: http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/photos/imagedetails/index.cfm?imageId=5157
"28.01.2015 21:24:26" As the Cassini science team members look forward to 2015 and beyond, here's a look back at their top 10 images of 2014. Click on each image on the slide show to bring up a larger image with the caption. http://go.nasa.gov/1CMCMkS
"28.01.2015 18:59:50" Cassini Catches Titan Naked in the Solar Wind
This diagram depicts conditions observed by NASA's Cassini spacecraft during a flyby in Dec. 2013, when Saturn's magnetosphere was highly compressed, exposing Titan to the full force of the solar wind.
"27.01.2015 23:50:59" Presenting the top Ten Cassini Science Stories of 2014. Read all about them here! http://go.nasa.gov/1BlpgA8
1. Ocean Detected Inside Enceladus
2. 101 Geysers Identified on Enceladus
3. Possible Birth of a Saturn Moon
4. Sunny Se
"26.01.2015 19:05:49" Two moons and a star! That's Pandora upper right, tiny Daphnis in the Keeler gap (bottom center). Daphnis is located where the inner and outer waves appear to meet. Finally, a stellar occultation by the ring system of Mira-like Red Giant star R Cassi
"19.01.2015 17:44:13" From this image, it is easy to distinguish Janus' shape from that of a sphere. Many of Saturn's smaller moons have similarly irregular shapes that scientists believe may give clues to their origins and internal structure. Read more: http://go.nasa.
"14.01.2015 22:17:27" Ten Years! Video: Approaching Titan a billion times closer: January 14, 2005 youtu.be/TMxL3ZhO8A8
"14.01.2015 18:48:15" 10 years ago, ESA's Huygens probe safely landed on Saturn's moon Titan.
Titan By the Numbers Infographic and sidebar info: http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/photos/imagedetails/index.cfm?imageId=5140
"12.01.2015 18:41:10" Meanwhile, this happened yesterday. Observing the polar sea shorelines of Ligeia Mare and Kraken Mare! http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/mission/flybys/titan20150111/
"12.01.2015 17:19:08" Today's image features a little bright spot on Rhea: It's the crater Inktomi, named for a Lakota spider spirit. More about the image here: go.nasa.gov/1FLJlaJ
"08.01.2015 21:08:12" Presented at #AAS225 today: Scientists pair Cassini spacecraft with the National Science Foundation's Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) radio-telescope system to pinpoint the position of Saturn and its family of moons to within about 2 miles. Benefits:
"05.01.2015 19:04:34" What's that bright point of light in the outer A ring? It's a star, bright enough to be visible through the ring. Look in the lower right quadrant of the image for the white "dot". The observation is called a stellar occultation. By monitoring the br
"04.01.2015 16:37:44" APOD: Crescent Rhea Occults Crescent Saturn (2015 Jan 04)
Image Credit: Cassini Imaging Team, SSI, JPL, ESA, NASA
Explanation: Soft hues, partially lit orbs, a thin trace of the ring, and slight shadows highl Timeline Photos
"31.12.2014 20:06:53" Some of those "first" flyby images of Iapetus, taken ten years ago today, December 31, 2004! And the newly released map of Iapetus, produced from images taken from our first ten years exploring the Saturn system.
Images (including closer 2007 flyby)
"30.12.2014 23:55:41" Ten years ago New Years eve, Dec 31, 2004: Iapetus flyby! I'll post some of the historic images tomorrow.
Original news release: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?release=2004-300
"29.12.2014 23:47:46" This day in NASA History December 29, 2000: The most detailed global color portrait of Jupiter ever produced was created from images taken on this day! This stunning mosaic is composed of 27 images: nine images were required to cover the entire plane
"29.12.2014 16:53:38" Older surfaces, such as on Mimas (246 miles, or 396 kilometers across), will have more craters per unit area than younger surfaces. By counting the number of craters in an area, scientists can estimate the age of the terrain. More about this week's i
"24.12.2014 15:02:38" Happy Holidays from the Cassini Solstice mission. Something sweet to help ring in the new year too! Full resolution image here: http://go.nasa.gov/1HBoXoo
"23.12.2014 02:00:05" Saturn’s main rings, seen here on their ''lit'' face, appear much darker than normal. That’s because they tend to scatter light back toward its source — in this case, the Sun. More info about thi image here: http://go.nasa.gov/13ryvVv
"18.12.2014 19:34:28" Today at #AGU14: Shemansky: Signs of Europa Plumes Remain Elusive in Search of Cassini Data.
Data from Cassini's 2001 Jupiter flyby show Europa contributes less material to its surrounding environment than previously thought. Unlike Saturn's known
"17.12.2014 17:54:11" solarsystem.nasa.gov NASA's MAVEN Mission Identifies Links in Chain Leading to Atmospheric Loss Early discoveries by NASA's newest Mars orbiter are starting to reveal key features about the ... Presented at AGU this week
"17.12.2014 17:53:06" news.sciencemag.org Spacecraft spots probable waves on Titan’s seas Hydrocarbon seas are deep and dominated by methane Presented at AGU this week.
"15.12.2014 19:27:54" Tethys peeks out from behind Rhea, bright from a dusting of clean E-ring ice. Scientists believe that Tethys' surprisingly high albedo is due to the water ice jets emerging from its neighbor, Enceladus. The fresh water ice becomes the E ring and can
"09.12.2014 23:38:36" NASA Solar System Exploration Saturn’s major icy moons come into focus. New color maps from NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn.
Swipe between the Voyager and Cassini maps to see how 10 years have changed our view of Saturn's moons: http://go.nasa.gov/1z3OCnB These new maps are the best global, color maps of these Saturnian moons to date, and the first to show natural brightness variations and high-resolution color together. The new maps were produced by Paul Schenk, a participating scientist with the Cas
"09.12.2014 21:44:35" On my to do list for tomorrow: Check the Density of Titan’s Atmosphere. The ion and neutral mass spectrometer (INMS), the attitude and articulation control subsystem (AACS) team, and the navigation (NAV) team will simultaneously acquire atmospheric m
"08.12.2014 17:31:47" In this picture, we can glimpse the shadow of the rings on the planet through (and below) the translucent A and C rings. Look towards the lower right hand corner.
It was only in 1857 when the physicist James Clerk Maxwell demonstrated that the rings
"01.12.2014 16:45:28" Enceladus (visible in the lower-left corner of the image) is but a speck before enormous Saturn.
The presence of jets from Enceladus has been the subject of intense study since they were discovered by Cassini. Read more about it here: go.nasa.gov/1
"24.11.2014 16:36:10" A bit of beauty Monday: Shadows of edge-on rings & ringlets are delicately recorded across Saturn's face. Can you spot Tethys (the large bright body near the lower right hand corner of this image) and Mimas (seen as a slight crescent against Saturn'
"17.11.2014 18:04:36" Does this image look like paint swirled on an artists palette? The tops of Saturn's uppermost cloud layers are the result of fluid dynamics. Hopefully, what we learn will on Saturn will be useful for understanding Earth's atmosphere and that of othe
"17.11.2014 01:48:42" Jupiter's Red Spot is Likely a Sunburn, Not a Blush. News release here http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=4372
The results were presented Nov 14 by Kevin Baines, a Cassini team scientist based at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasaden
"10.11.2014 21:47:01" NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn turns extraterrestrial oceanographer. The mission found another "magic island" and plumbed a hydrocarbon sea. http://go.nasa.gov/1oDgbCU Timeline Photos
"10.11.2014 20:26:34" A new day dawns on Saturn as the north pole of Saturn emerges into the Sun's light. The image was taken with the wide-angle camera on Aug. 23, 2014 using a spectral filter which preferentially admits wavelengths of near-infrared light centered at 939
"03.11.2014 20:23:27" High-phase observations -- taken looking generally toward the Sun, as in this image -- are very powerful scientifically since the way atmospheres and rings transmit sunlight is often diagnostic of compositions and physical states. Titan's crescent ne
"30.10.2014 22:11:24" This near-infrared, color mosaic shows the sun glinting off of Titan's north polar seas. While Cassini has captured, separately, views of the polar seas (see PIA17470) and the sun glinting off of them (see PIA12481 and PIA18433) in the past, this is
"24.10.2014 17:41:37" Our scientists have identified an unexpected high-altitude methane ice cloud on Saturn's moon Titan that is similar to exotic clouds found far above Earth's poles. This lofty cloud, imaged by NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn, was part of the winter c Timeline Photos
"23.10.2014 03:59:56" On my "To Do" list for Friday. Titan Flyby (T-106) where I'll bounce radio waves of Titan's lakes (again!). This flyby presents another opportunity to bounce signals off the surface of the northern lakes, this time on an outbound encounter. Read more
"20.10.2014 21:47:19" This week's new image features tiny Pandora and Atlas. Pandora and Prometheus (not shown) interact frequently with the narrow F ring, producing channels and streamers and other interesting features. Atlas is 19 miles, or 30 kilometers across, and Pan
"17.10.2014 22:10:43" Saturn's moon Mimas may hide a fossil core or an ocean.
A new study focused on the interior of Mimas suggests that its cratered surface hides one of two possibilities: A frozen core shaped like a football, or a liquid water ocean. Unannotated and an
"16.10.2014 17:00:11" Measurements made by several of Cassini's instruments during a close encounter with Hyperion on September 26, 2005, indicate that something unexpected took place in the charged particle environment around the spacecraft. Among those instruments, the
"15.10.2014 21:47:58" We're celebrating our October 15, 1997 launch today! With cake and serenaded by the Cassini Virtual singers with their Cassini Orange songbooks. #17thLaunchAnniversary
"14.10.2014 19:41:58" Stunning new image! The A ring's Keeler Gap appears as the eye of a needle in front of Tethys from Cassini's perspective in this new image. That thin line below the A ring? That's Saturn's F-Ring.
Tethys (660 miles, or 1,062 kilometers across), like
"11.10.2014 06:02:22" Saturn's Geyser spewing moon, Enceladus # JPLOpen Oct 11-12 While waiting in line at Stop 20 _Solar System Exploration at NASA's JPLOpen House, October 11&12 this is what you'll see! Cassini's exploration of Enceladus... Visit JPL Open House this weekend October 11&12 . Stop 20 is where Cassini scientists and engineers will answer all your questions. Here is our Enceladus Model! http://youtu.be/OpAa5KT2Bcg
"06.10.2014 17:52:26" Image of the week! Saturn's North Pole!
Although it looks like a simple hexagon, this feature surrounding Saturn's north pole is really a manifestation of a meandering polar jet stream. Scientists are still working to understand more about its origi
"02.10.2014 01:05:05" Swirling cloud at Titan's South pole is cold and toxic.
A giant toxic cloud, containing frozen particles of hydrogen cyanide, or HCN is hovering over Titan's South Pole after the atmosphere there cooled.
Read more here: http://t.co/m9m5avODzC
"30.09.2014 20:47:17" Cassini spacecraft is monitoring the evolution of a mysterious feature in a large hydrocarbon sea on Titan. The feature covers an area of about 100 square miles (260 square kilometers) in Ligeia Mare, one of the largest seas on Titan. It has now been
"29.09.2014 23:02:25" Saturn's many cloud patterns, swept along by high-speed winds topping 1,100 mph (1,800 kph), more than four times the wind speeds on Earth.
More info: http://go.nasa.gov/1vqJh9d
"22.09.2014 15:08:13" This week's image is a stunner! Three moons of Saturn bisected by Saturn's rings. The largest of the three, Tethys (image center) is round and has a variety of terrains across its surface. Meanwhile, Hyperion (to the upper-left of Tethys) is the "wi
"22.09.2014 02:56:46" #MAVEN is now in orbit around #Mars!
Lockheed Martin's Gary Napier and Chief Systems Engineer for MAVEN, Tim Priser, look at the real-time Doppler plot of the MAVEN orbit insertion maneuver. By the time they drew their final conclusions about its si Timeline Photos Orbit Insertion! Go #Maven! Congratulations on Mars Orbit Insertion tonight. Thanks #DSNGoldstone @dsncanberra and the #MOI team!
"21.09.2014 20:15:31" saturn.jpl.nasa.gov Titan Flyby (T-105): Titan 105 Flyby details To do Monday: Fly over Titan's northern seas and lakes. It's Titan flyby #105! http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/mission/flybys/titan20140922/
"15.09.2014 15:56:22" Illuminated Mimas. The long shadows show off its many craters, indicators of the moon's violent history.
More info about this week's image here: http://go.nasa.gov/Xp1hU8
"09.09.2014 22:53:27" CSI Cassini - The case of the F ring moonlet disappearance. Prime suspect: Prometheus!
Case in point: Saturn's narrow, chaotic and clumpy F ring. A recent
"08.09.2014 20:10:33" Pan maintains the Encke Gap in Saturn's A ring by gravitationally nudging the ring particles back into the rings when they stray. Scientists think similar processes might be at work as forming planets clear gaps in the circumstellar disks from which
"03.09.2014 22:42:44" Icy Aquifers on Titan Transform Methane Rainfall - A recent study examined how Titan's methane rainfall would interact with icy materials within underground reservoirs. The formation of materials called clathrates changes the chemical composition of
"03.09.2014 16:46:16" New image! Bright Mimas is positioned against the shadow of Saturn's rings in this image. As we near summer in Saturn's northern hemisphere, the rings cast ever larger shadows on the planet.
With a reflectivity of about 96 percent, Mimas (246 miles
"25.08.2014 15:17:58" New image of the week: Encke gap in Saturn's A ring has three ringlets threaded through it, two of which are visible in this image. Each ringlet has dynamical structure such as the clumps seen in this image. The clumps move about and even appear and
"18.08.2014 16:56:11" Image of the week! Showcasing Saturn's rings, the North Polar Vortex in the middle of the hexagon.
"12.08.2014 18:19:58" Aug. 12, 2014 Cassini Tracks Clouds Developing Over a Titan Sea
Full Feature: http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/news/newsreleases/newsrelease20140812/
Recently captured images reveal clouds movi
"11.08.2014 18:27:46" Image of the week - Saturn's F-Ring shepherd moon Pandora. Saturn's rings are a masterpiece of gravitational sculpting by Saturn's moons
Here's the link with more info: http://go.nasa.gov/1oXXdo9
"09.08.2014 01:54:18" On my to do list today: Execute the largest main engine firing of the remaining mission:
Details here: http://go.nasa.gov/V9dMl4
"06.08.2014 22:28:26" Real Jobs! NASA Engineer Todd Barber answers questions from News-O-Matic's readers.
"06.08.2014 17:19:18" Todays APOD (Astrophoto of the Day) is a repeat of this gorgeous image:
Image Details: http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/photos/imagedetails/index.cfm?imageId=4806
Related (2013) News Release http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/news/newsreleases/newsrelease2013042
"04.08.2014 19:31:26" Image of the week: Saturn's great north polar vortex measures a staggering 1,240 miles (2,000 kilometers) across with cloud speeds as fast as 330 miles per hour (150 meters per second).
Image details: http://go.nasa.gov/1snDDTw
"03.08.2014 01:24:14" Tonight! That's Mars to the right of the moon (with Saturn to the left) and tomorrow, the moon is next to Saturn!
More August planet (and Perseid Meteor Shower viewing tips here) http://youtu.be/yLxtK2WDhU0
"28.07.2014 22:12:31" Scientists have identified 101 distinct geysers erupting on Saturn's icy moon Enceladus. Their analysis suggests it is possible for liquid water to reach from the moon's underground sea all the way to its surface!
Images & video: http://go.nasa.gov
"28.07.2014 19:10:19" The sunlit side of tidally locked (with Saturn) Tethys.
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
"21.07.2014 16:44:23" Saturn appears to Cassini's cameras as a thin, sunlit crescent in this unearthly view. Parts of the night side of Saturn show faint illumination due to light reflected off the rings back onto the planet, an effect dubbed "ringshine." This view looks
"20.07.2014 18:56:38" Two #WaveAtSaturn collages. Can you find the photo you sent in to us?
Here are the high resolution versions:
Saturn collage: http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/pia17679
Earth collage: http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/news/newsreleases/newsrelease
"20.07.2014 00:10:53" One year ago this happened: http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/photos/imagedetails/index.cfm?imageId=4917 #WaveAtSaturn
"18.07.2014 22:30:59" Here's the permanent link to our Project Scientist, Dr. Linda Spilker's JPL Von Karman Lecture from last night: http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/50214136 If you couldn't make in to JPL in person, enjoy it here! #Cassini10
"17.07.2014 20:42:20" The von Kármán Lecture Series tonight at JPL (and UStream)
Revealing Saturn: Cassini's Tenth Year presented by
Dr. Linda Spilker, Cassini Project Scientist #Cassini10
UStream tonight http://www.ustream.tv/nasajpl2
7 p.m. PT (0200 UTC) July 17, 2014
"14.07.2014 23:03:20" On this day in 2005, July 14, 2005, Cassini flew by Enceladus approximately 175 kilometers (108 miles) above the moon's surface. Here are a few of the spectacular images from that flyby, and a map of the flyby coverage.
"14.07.2014 14:55:23" See that dot? It does a lot! Tiny Prometheus manages to shape the F ring, confining it to its narrow domain.
Prometheus (53 miles, or 86 kilometers across) and its fellow moon Pandora (50 miles, or 81 kilometers across) orbit beside the F ring and
"08.07.2014 15:20:34" Stunning image of the week! Saturn's North polar vortex, within the hexagon (2x Earth diameter) framed by rings. The image was taken with the Cassini spacecraft wide-angle camera on April 2, 2014 using a spectral filter which preferentially admits w
"07.07.2014 22:49:33" Vortex and Rings image taken April 2, 2014 using a spectral filter which preferentially admits wavelengths of near-infrared light centered at 752 nanometers. Three magnificent sights at once: Saturn's north polar vortex and hexagon along with its exp
"07.07.2014 20:17:49" Saturday night, the Moon was close to Mars. Look again tonight -- Monday, July 7th -- that's Saturn just above the moon.
"05.07.2014 20:34:33" Tonight (Saturday the 5th of July) see the moon near Mars and Saturn nearby. On the 7th, the moon will be near Saturn! Want more skywatching tips? What's Up for July: http://youtu.be/lSejxrjhD_M
"03.07.2014 20:20:59" Standing room only at lab-wide presentation honoring the 10-year anniversary of Saturn Orbit Insertion June 30, 2004. #Cassini10
"03.07.2014 15:32:01" Happy 4th of July from the Cassini Solstice mission!
"02.07.2014 21:47:49" Titan's ocean could be as salty as the Dead Sea. The new results come from a study of gravity and topography data collected during Cassini's repeated flybys of Titan during the past 10 years. The findings are published in this week’s edition of the j
"02.07.2014 17:48:44" Celebrating Saturn: There are some great tributes to the NASA's Cassini Mission to Saturn popping up out there. Here's a few (please share your favorites):
Mission Team Favorites: http://1.usa.gov/1nYpHex
Phil Plait's Picks: http://slate.me/1lrf2Gq Timeline Photos #cassini10
"01.07.2014 19:39:42" The Encke Gap as Never Seen Before, July 1, 2004
Image details: http://go.nasa.gov/11dW8iv
This image shows in superb detail the region in Saturn's rings known as the Encke Gap. It was taken by the narrow angle camera on the Cassini spacecraft af
"01.07.2014 05:03:45" A lot of you know how to find Saturn in the night sky. For those who don't: look west just after sunset, and all night long. Orange-ish "star" 1/3 up from horizon is Mars. About 2/3 up is golden Saturn! Saturn will be lower in the sky as the night pr
"01.07.2014 04:50:14" Geeky, but I think Cassini fans will love it! Here is the Cassini Saturn Orbit Insertion Timeline for June 30 PDT/July 1 2004. #TDIH This Day In History 2004 #Cassini10
Higher Res http://www.nasa.gov/pdf/61369main_soiTimeline.pdf
"01.07.2014 03:19:18" Happening right now, exactly ten years ago. The SOI (Saturn Orbit Insertion) Burn began at 7:36 pm PDT, and ended 9:12 pm PDT. Playback wasn't until midnight! #Cassini10 Who has memories of that #LongNight?
"30.06.2014 23:54:41" With input from more than 2,000 members of the public, Cassini team members have chosen a name for the final phase of the mission - the Cassini Grand Finale! Starting in late 2016, the spacecraft will begin a daring set of orbits that is, in some way
"30.06.2014 20:51:29" This week's new image: Dione's sunny side! When sunlit, Dione's heavily scarred surface lacks the shadows that emphasize the surface topography, but highlights the variations in surface brightness. This provides further evidence of Dione's active a
"30.06.2014 17:51:50" Ten Years ago today, this happened: Saturn Orbit Insertion! Here is a flashback video: youtu.be/s8sNsmkXb8M
"27.06.2014 21:40:15" Now, enjoy the top images selected by the Cassini Mission team! Which image is your favorite? #Cassini10
Image Gallery: http://go.nasa.gov/1veUSF3
"26.06.2014 16:09:44" 10 years at Saturn. 3,000 scientific reports. Ten top discoveries. http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/news/cassinifeatures/10thannivdiscoveries/
"It's an interesting exercise to think about what the mission will be best remembered for in the future", Dr Lind
"25.06.2014 20:40:05" Ten Years by the numbers! #Cassini10 #TenFacts
Full resolution version here: http://go.nasa.gov/1wxXSyW
"25.06.2014 18:16:52" Our ten year anniversary at Saturn is coming up June 30. Check out all the amazing facts, figures, images and more here: http://go.nasa.gov/1o3EzJZ #cassini10
"23.06.2014 21:33:48" Titan's building blocks might pre-date Saturn. Nitrogen in the atmosphere of Saturn's moon Titan originated in conditions similar to the cold birthplace of the most ancient comets from the Oort cloud. The main implication of this new research is that
"23.06.2014 18:53:18" Notice the subtle variations in Titan's clouds? These subtle features sometimes become more readily apparent when imaged at other wavelengths of light. This infrared image (using a filter which admits wavelengths of near-infrared light centered at 8
"23.06.2014 00:46:39" #FIFA wonders about games on other planets? We're already scouting the venues, like this one!: #WorldCup (share away!)
"22.06.2014 21:46:21" www.zocalopublicsquare.org Saturn Is the Real Lord of the Rings by Linda Spilker Neither you nor I could survive at Saturn. It’s cold and In honor of 10 years in the Saturn system, Cassini project scientist
Dr. Linda Spilker handpicks her favorite images of the (arguably) most photogenic planet in the solar system (via Zocalo Public Square): http://www.zocalopublicsquare.org/2014/06/2
"22.06.2014 17:49:04" APOD: Persistent Saturnian Auroras (2014 Jun 22)
Image Credit: J. Clarke (Boston U.) & Z. Levay (STScI), ESA, NASA
Explanation: Are Saturn's auroras like Earth's? To help answer this question, the Hubble Spac APOD 2014 June Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) 2014 June
"20.06.2014 19:44:19" Cassini scientists from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center have created a new recipe that captures key flavors of the brownish-orange atmosphere around Saturn’s largest moon, Titan.
The recipe is used for lab experiments designed to simulate Titan’s c
"19.06.2014 15:37:57" www.latimes.com Success! Cassini flies by Titan, collects intel on mysterious lakes NASA's Cassini mission flew past Titan early Wednesday morning, successfully completing a complex maneuver that will help scientists better understand one of the solar system's most intriguing moons. Nice coverage of yesterday's Titan flyby in today's Los Angeles Times this morning!
"18.06.2014 15:09:27" For Cassini's radio science team, the last flyby of Titan, on May 17, was one of the most scientifically valuable encounters of the spacecraft's current extended mission - using radio signals to explore the physical nature of Titan's vast northern se
"17.06.2014 22:14:31" The next Titan T102 flyby is on Wednesday June 18! Cassini's Radio Science (RSS) Instrument will carry out a maneuver in which it passes its signal through the atmosphere of Titan and back to the Deep Space Network (DSN) stations on Earth until the
"16.06.2014 16:24:43" Here's a view toward the sunlit side of the rings revealing Atlas emerging from Saturn's shadow.
Wondering about the bright spot in the ring? Is it a jet or a clump?
We asked Cassini scientist Dr. Carl Murray, who replied "I would classify it as a
"11.06.2014 18:45:04" Ten years ago today! Phoebe flyby! #Cassini10 Just weeks before Saturn Orbit Insertion, Cassini made its first targeted flyby -- of the moon Phoebe -- on June 11, 2004. Cassini passed Phoebe, the largest of Saturn's outer or "irregular" moons, at an
"09.06.2014 17:49:11" The orbit of Prometheus regularly brings it into the F ring where it creates gores or channels where it enters. Prometheus then draws ring material with it as it exits the ring, leaving streamers in its wake.
Image details: http://go.nasa.gov/1hAWas
"08.06.2014 07:41:36" Happy birthday Giovanni Domenico Cassini, born on this day, June 8, 1625 in the comune of Perinaldo in the Most Serene Republic of Genoa, now part of Italy.
Cassini discovered four moons of Saturn - Iapetus (1671), Rhea (1672), Tethys (1684), and Di
"07.06.2014 18:52:48" Spot Saturn tonight to the left of the moon. And that's Mars just above and to the right of the moon, btw. More stargazing tips here http://youtu.be/qSWbSq7vTXk
"27.05.2014 22:21:17" NASA Ames Research Center scientists working with Cassini data have developed a new way to understand the atmospheres of exoplanets by using smog-enshrouded Titan as a stand-in.
"It turns out there's a lot you can learn from looking at a sunset," sa
"22.05.2014 23:42:53" Cassini's 13th Scientist For A Day essay contest winners announced! Congratulations!
Over 1,200 grade 5-12 students from 32 states entered the U.S. edition of the contest. Read the winning essays here: