Mimas

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…

8 months 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…

2 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…

3 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…

6 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…

6 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…

6 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…

7 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…

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…

8 years ago

‘Death Star’ Ocean? Seven Moons That Could Host Huge Hidden Liquid Reservoirs

Could there be an ocean hidden somewhere in that Death Star-like picture? This is an image of Mimas, a moon…

8 years ago