Cassini mission

New Flyover Video Takes You on a Tour of Titan’s Lake Region

by Nancy Atkinson December 12, 2013

Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on Twitter Saturn’s moon Titan has the only known liquid lakes beyond planet Earth, and new data from the Cassini spacecraft’s radar instrument provides an intriguing 3-D flyover of these hydrocarbon lakes and seas at the north pole region. Steve Wall, Cassini acting […]

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Earthlings Wave at Saturn as Cassini Images Us

by Ken Kremer August 21, 2013

On July 19, millions of Earthlings worldwide participated in NASA’s ‘Wave at Saturn’ campaign as the NASA Cassini Saturn orbiter turned about and imaged all of us. Earthlings from 40 countries and 30 U.S. states heeded NASA’s call to photograph themselves while smiling and waving at Saturn and Cassini across 1 billion miles of interplanetary […]

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Sneak Peeks of the Earth and Saturn Panorama from Cassini on July 19

by Ken Kremer July 23, 2013

Breathtaking raw images of the Earth and Saturn system snapped by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft on July 19 during the worldwide ‘Wave at Saturn’ campaign are streaming back across 1 billion miles of interplanetary space. Science team members are now busily processing the images to create individual color composites and a panoramic view of the ‘pale […]

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Cassini Watches as Meteors Hit Saturn’s Rings

by Nancy Atkinson April 25, 2013

From tell-tale evidence, we know that Earth, our Moon and other bodies in our Solar System are constantly barraged with both small meteoroids and larger asteroids or comets. And sometimes – like in the case of seeing meteors fling across our sky, or flashes on the Moon or Jupiter getting hit by Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 […]

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Outer Space – Mind Blowing Video from Jupiter and Saturn

by Ken Kremer April 26, 2012

Video Caption: This mesmerizing video unveils incredibly amazing sequences around Jupiter and Saturn from NASA’s Cassini and Voyager missions set to stirring music by “The Cinematic Orchestra -That Home (Instrumental)”. Credit: Sander van den Berg Don’t hesitate 1 moment ! Look and listen to this mind blowing video of the Jupiter and Saturnian systems. If […]

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