Cassini Beams Back Final Images, Now What?

That’s a wrap for NASA’s Cassini spacecraft. After spending 13 years traveling…

Saturn’s Rings Never Looked So Good

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is taking its final full lap around Saturn. In…

Saturn’s North Pole is Mesmerizing in First Detailed Image from Cassini Spacecraft

When NASA’s Cassini spacecraft kicked off its Grand Finale in late April,…

Cassini’s Last Five Orbits Around Saturn

August is shaping up to be quite the month for space fans.…

The Eerie Silence Between Saturn and Its Rings (UPDATE)

Sometimes new discoveries are what you don’t see and hear. Cassini ring…

Cassini First Grand Finale Photos Show a Ghostly Saturn

There are perks to the graveyard shift. At least, at NASA’s Deep…

Cassini Snaps Earth as It Readies Grand Finale

Seeing Earth from millions of miles away never ceases to amaze me.…

NASA’s Cassini Gets Ready For One Last Encounter With Titan

Cassini’s Grand Finale is almost here, but the hardy spacecraft has one…

Saturn’s Moon Enceladus Has the Right Stuff for Life

What NASA’s Cassini spacecraft found “would be like a candy store for…

Cassini’s Next Ring-Grazing Orbit Will Bring Tethys’ Mysterious Red Streaks into Focus

Last week, it was Pan. This week, it’s Tethys. The 15th ring-grazing…

Daphnis’ Gravitational Tug is Small But Stunning

Daphnis is one of 53 named moons discovered around Saturn and represents…

Saturn’s Wobbly Moon Could Have an Ocean Underneath Its Surface

Our solar system gets even more interesting today as NASA scientists look…

Trace Gases Give Titan a Glow at Dusk and Dawn

Prepare for the Halloween references to pour in today. New maps of…

The Puzzle of Titan’s Dunes. Researchers Explain How They Form

Saturn’s moon, Titan, has long intrigued researchers. Its features are very non-moon…

Scientists Nail Down Saturn’s Location With Huge Telescope

A team of scientists have nailed down the position of Saturn and…

Meet J1407b – It Has a Ring System 200 Times Bigger Than Saturn’s

Astronomers from across the world observed a ring system eclipsing the star,…

How the U.S. Air Force’s X-37 Spaceplane Could Help a Submarine Explore Titan

A team of scientists have developed a concept for getting a submarine to Titan to explore its methane seas.

Checking Time. Length of a Saturn Day Revised Again

About 30 years ago, the Voyager spacecraft flew past Saturn. At the…

Enceladus’ Famous Geysers May Be An Illusion

Saturn’s moon Enceladus is best known for its jet geysers shooting water…

Saturn’s Outer Ring is Dark and Full of Weirdness

Saturn and its breathtaking rings are one of the most popular objects…

Saturn’s Massive Polar Cyclones May Be Powered By Much Smaller Weather System

The past ten years have been an exciting time for astronomers and…

Four Interesting Facts About Saturn’s Dione Following Cassini’s Flyby

Yesterday, I wrote briefly about Cassini’s scheduled flyby of Saturn’s moon, Dione.…

Enceladus – A World of Water

Saturn’s moon Enceladus is solidifying itself as a go-to destination for space…

Epimetheus Shows a Rugged Side to the Moons of Saturn

There are 62 confirmed moons orbiting Saturn. Of these, 53 are officially…