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Enceladus

Enceladus’ Jets Selectively Power-Up Farther From Saturn

A crowning achievement of the Cassini mission to Saturn is the discovery of water vapor jets spraying out from Enceladus' southern pole.…

4 years ago

Cassini Watches Star Through Enceladus’ Plume

Today Cassini will observe the light of the central star in Orion's belt as it passes through Enceladus' plumes.

4 years ago

Retro Travel Posters Show Us The Future

These beautiful, retro-style posters from NASA recall the glory days of space tourism. That haven't happened yet.

4 years ago

Enceladus, the Jet-Powered Water World

I don’t think I’ll ever tire of seeing pictures of Saturn’s moon Enceladus, with those captivating water jets and plumes…

4 years ago

Images from Enceladus ‘Plume Dive’ Courtesy of Cassini

Oh, to hitch a ride aboard NASA’s Cassini spacecraft this week. The Saturn orbiting sentinel recently completed an amazing series…

4 years ago

Cassini’s Close Flyby of Enceladus Yields Surprising, Perplexing Imagery

If you thought Saturn's moon Enceladus couldn't get any more bizzare -- with its magnificent plumes, crazy tiger-stripe-like fissures and…

4 years ago

Saturn Smackdown! Icy Moons Burned By Radiation And Ions

If you hang out in Saturn's intense magnetic environment for a while, it's going to leave a mark. That's one…

5 years ago

100,000 Ice Blocks Mapped Out at the South Pole … of Enceladus

Ever since the Cassini space probe conducted its first flyby of Enceladus in 2005, the strange Saturnian moon has provided…

5 years ago

Scientists Discover 101 Geysers Erupting at Saturn’s Intriguing Icy Moon Enceladus

Scientists analyzing the reams of data from NASA’s Cassini orbiter at Saturn have discovered 101 geysers erupting from the intriguing…

5 years ago