Enceladus

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…

6 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…

7 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…

7 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…

7 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…

8 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…

8 years ago

Saturn’s Sailor: 20 Cassini Pictures Marking A Decade At The Ringed Planet

We're spoiled, don't you know? It was 10 years ago today that the Cassini spacecraft entered Saturn's system, and it…

8 years ago

Cassini Spacecraft Confirms Subsurface Ocean on Enceladus

Ever since the Cassini spacecraft first spied water vapor and ice spewing from fractures in Enceladus’ frozen surface in 2005,…

8 years ago

Happy Holidays from Cassini!

Cassini couldn't make it to the mall this year to do any Christmas shopping but that's ok: we're all getting…

8 years ago