Enceladus

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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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…

10 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,…

10 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…

10 years ago

Enceladus, Afterburners Still Firing

We can never get enough of seeing those intriguing jets and plumes from Saturn’s moon Enceladus, especially this great view…

11 years ago

Geysers on Enceladus are Powered in Part by Saturn’s Gravity

The geyser jets of Enceladus don’t shoot out in a continuous stream, but are more like an adjustable garden hose…

11 years ago

An Awesome Look at Enceladus, the Jet-Powered Moon

According to planetary scientist and Cassini imaging team leader Carolyn Porco, about 98 geyser jets of all sizes near Enceladus’s…

11 years ago