Mimas

Saturn’s “Death Star Moon” Mimas Probably has an Ocean Too

A recent study published in Nature presents a groundbreaking discovery that Saturn’s moon, Mimas, commonly known as the “Death Star”…

2 weeks ago

Whether Saturn's Rings are Young or Old, its Moons are as Ancient as the Planet Itself

A team of researchers has obtained new estimates on the age of Saturn's irregular satellites, which range from 4.1 and…

6 months ago

Even Tiny Mimas Seems to Have an Internal Ocean of Liquid Water

Data from the Cassini mission keeps fuelling discoveries. The latest discovery is that Saturn's tiny moon Mimas may have an…

2 years ago

A beautiful picture of Saturn’s heavily-cratered moon Mimas, processed by @kevinmgill

The Cassini mission to Saturn took many images of Mimas, one of the smallest moons in the solar system. And…

3 years ago

Mimas Pushes Through Saturn’s Rings Like a Snowplow

Saturn's moon Mimas is the smallest of the gas giant's major moons. (Saturn has 62 moons, but some of them…

5 years ago

Last Look At Mimas For A Long Time

The Cassini probe recently snapped its last up-close imagines of Saturn's moon Mimas, which were used to create some impressive…

7 years ago

What Did Cassini Teach Us?

In just a few months, NASA's Cassini spacecraft is going to die, crashing into the planet Saturn. Let's look back…

7 years ago

How Do We Terraform Saturn’s Moons?

Within the Saturn system, there are many moons which could present the opportunity terraforming. But to do so presents many…

8 years ago

Saturn’s “Death-Star” Moon Mimas

Much has been learned about Saturn's system of moons in recent decades, thanks to the Voyager missions and the more…

8 years ago

Saturn’s Moon Tethys

Thanks the Voyager missions and the more recent flybys conducted by the Cassini space probe, Saturn's system of moons have…

8 years ago