After 20 years and many moons, the Cassini spacecraft was sent crashing into Saturn.
The Cassini spacecraft has snapped another unforgettable portrait.
"They are the last we will see of this far-off world for a very long time to come."
A paper describing the new research was published online in the journal Geophysical Research Letters on June 18, 2015. Coates
Now, two new "magic islands" have suddenly emerged in Titan's largest sea Kraken Mare, as shown in photos taken of the area
Cassini was launched in 1997 and entered into orbit around Saturn in 2004. The probe has conducted flybys of Titan -- which
Story continues below. Far out. A diagram, updated once a month, of active space missions beyond Earth orbit. The map was
"The rings can be three to ten times older than we used to think," says Larry Esposito, a planetary scientist at the University
But other researchers posit that the geysers reach all the way down to the ocean of liquid water that sloshes beneath Enceladus
Cassini has been in orbit around Saturn since 2004 and is now on an extended mission that will last until at least 2017. Saturn's
On its many flights past Titan, Cassini discovered small lakes and large seas of methane, ethane and other hydrocarbon compounds
The Cassini spacecraft was launched in 1997 and has been orbiting Saturn since 2004. "As we approach Saturn's summer solstice
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