Cassini mission

Animation Shows how Saturn’s Rings Move at Different Speeds

Using data obtained by the Cassini probe, NASA Fellow Dr. James O'Donoghue created this stunning visual of Saturn's rings.

7 months ago

Titan’s Atmosphere Recreated in an Earth Laboratory

A recent study led by IBM-Zurich has recreated what goes on in Titan's atmosphere, which could help scientists find evidence…

9 months ago

There are Features on Titan That Really Look Like Volcanic Craters

A new study supported by the Cassini mission shows how the northern polar region of Titan could still be experiencing…

1 year ago

Scientists Construct a Global Map of Titan’s Geology

Titan's methane-based hydrologic cycle makes it one of the Solar System's most geologically diverse bodies. There are lakes of methane,…

2 years ago

Whoa. Lakes on Titan Might be the Craters from Massive Underground Explosions

The Cassini spacecraft ended its mission to Saturn and its moons two years ago when it was sent plunging into…

2 years ago

Enceladus is Filled with Tasty Food for Bacteria

As soon as the Cassini-Huygens mission arrived the Saturn system in 2004, it began to send back a number of…

2 years ago

Stunning Image Shows How Saturn’s Tiny Moon Sculpts the Planet’s Rings

The Cassini mission to Saturn ended a year and a half ago, but scientific results are still coming from all…

2 years ago

Methane-Filled Lakes on Titan are “Surprisingly Deep”

The Cassini mission to Saturn and its moons wrapped up in 2017, when the spacecraft was sent plunging into the…

3 years ago

Saturn’s Rings are Only 10 to 100 Million Years Old

Can you imagine the Solar System without Saturn's rings? Can you envision Earth at the time the dinosaurs roamed the…

3 years ago

Titan’s Thick Clouds Obscure our View, but Cassini Took these Images in Infrared, Showing the Moon’s Surface Features

Saturn's moon Titan is a very strange place. It's surrounded by a dense, opaque atmosphere, the only moon in the…

3 years ago