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NASA’s Cassini spacecraft prepares for the closest Saturn rings flyby next week

NASA Saturn Rings
Cassini spacecraft was launched in 1997 and has been touring the Saturn system since 2004. The spacecraft is scheduled to graze past the outer rings of the planet and will give one of the best views of the feature. From November 30 to April 22,...

NASA Cassini solves the mystery of dark material on Saturn’s moon Titan

NASA spacecraft Cassini has detected canyon network flooded with liquid hydrocarbons on the surface of Saturn's moon Titan. Images sent from the craft reveals that steep-sided canyons branching out from northern sea Ligeia Mare are flowing with liquid methane. Cassini also observed the nearby...

Cassini spacecraft completes its final rendezvous with Saturn Moon, Enceladus

Cassini spacecraft
The Cassini spacecraft which has been exploring Saturn and its 11 moons had visited Enceladus, one of Saturn’s moons sometime in the past. It will make a final close rendezvous with Enceladus before flying away to complete other missions. The Cassini space probe made its...

NASA Cassini’s CIRS camera captures unusual ice cloud covering Saturn’s moon, Titan

ice cloud on Titan
WASHINGTON, D.C: NASA’s Cassini mission has captured images that show a massive cloud covering the south pole of Titan, which is the largest of the moons that orbit planet Saturn. According to NASA, the rare ice cloud covering on Titan hovers at an altitude...

Japanese researchers reveals how Saturn’s F Ring and Satellites were formed

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Japanese researchers claim that the F rings on Saturn, and the surrounding satellites are the end products of a natural formation of the planet's satellite system. One of the formation theories suggests that Saturn had more rings with more particles around it in the...

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