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The dew drop of Saturn – See pic!

The dew drop of Saturn – See pic!

In this NASA image, the water-world Enceladus appears to sit atop Saturn's rings like a drop of dew upon a leaf. 

Scientists to explore Saturn's icy moon for alien life

Scientists to explore Saturn's icy moon for alien life

The two possible candidates are: the icy moons of gas giants Jupiter and Saturn which harbour sub-surface oceans perfect for hosting life.

Scientists decode eruptions on icy moon of Saturn

Scientists decode eruptions on icy moon of Saturn

The jury is still on out on this until the results from the final Enceladus flybys of last year are fully analysed.
 

Cassini spots tilted terminator of Saturn’s moon Enceladus

Cassini spots tilted terminator of Saturn’s moon Enceladus

The image shows the wrinkled plains of the moon that are remarkably youthful in appearance, being generally free of large impact craters.

Watch: How Cassini will make final close flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus

Watch: How Cassini will make final close flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus

Watch how NASA's Cassini spacecraft will soon make a daring final close flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus.

See pic: Saturn's two moons Enceladus and Tethys pose for NASA's Cassini!

See pic: Saturn's two moons Enceladus and Tethys pose for NASA's Cassini!

NASA's Cassini-Huygens is an unmanned spacecraft that was launched into space in 2004.

Here`s how water escapes from Saturn

Here`s how water escapes from Saturn

A researcher has discovered how water ions escape from Saturn's environment.

See pic: NASA's Cassini captures varying characteristics of Saturn's rings and Enceladus

See pic: NASA's Cassini captures varying characteristics of Saturn's rings and Enceladus

The image was taken in visible light with the Cassini spacecraft narrow-angle camera on July 29, 2015.

See pic: Cassini captures brighter surface of Saturn's moon 'Enceladus'

See pic: Cassini captures brighter surface of Saturn's moon 'Enceladus'

NASA's Cassini has returned some stunning images of the Saturn's two moons, Dione and Enceladus on Wednesday. Though the surface of these two moons are made up of nearly the same material but Enceladus has a considerably higher reflectivity than Dione.

NASA releases images of Saturn's largest moon Titan with its dunelands!

NASA releases images of Saturn's largest moon Titan with its dunelands!

Titan's image was taken with the Cassini spacecraft narrow-angle camera on July 25, 2015 using a spectral filter sensitive to wavelengths of near-infrared light centered at 938 nanometers.

Saturn's geyser moon Enceladus gives off lustrous shine

Saturn's geyser moon Enceladus gives off lustrous shine

Cassini is the first spacecraft to orbit Saturn, and it has been circling the planet since 2004.  

Cassini makes 'deepest-ever dive' into Saturn's moon Enceladus

Cassini makes 'deepest-ever dive' into Saturn's moon Enceladus

The flyby took place at approximately 8:22 a.m. PDT (11:22 a.m. EDT) on Wednesday, October 28.

Cassini to make close flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus today

Cassini to make close flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus today

The flyby will take place at about 1 p.m. EDT (1700 GMT) Wednesday.

Cassini to take 'deepest ever drive ' through Saturn's moon plumes on Wednesday

Cassini to take 'deepest ever drive ' through Saturn's moon plumes on Wednesday

The spacecraft has flown closer to the surface of Enceladus before, but never this low directly through the active plume.

Check out: Spectacular images of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus from Cassini spacecraft

Check out: Spectacular images of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus from Cassini spacecraft

The spacecraft obtained its best-ever views of the northern extremes of Saturn's Enceladus during its October 14 flyby, passing 1,142 miles (1,839 kilometers) above the moon's surface.

Cassini spacecraft finds global ocean on Saturn's moon Enceladus

Cassini spacecraft finds global ocean on Saturn's moon Enceladus

 NASA's Cassini spacecraft has spotted a vast water reservoir – dubbed as 'global ocean' - beneath the icy crust on Saturn's geologically active moon Enceladus.

Pluto may harbour alien life, says physicist Brian Cox

Pluto may harbour alien life, says physicist Brian Cox

Pluto may contain a subsurface ocean warm enough to host life, according to English physicist Brian Cox who also said that humans could be the only complex life in our galaxy.

Jets of icy spray on Saturn moon Enceladus can be 'curtain eruptions'

Jets of icy spray on Saturn moon Enceladus can be 'curtain eruptions'

 A new study from NASA's Cassini mission has suggested that many features thought to be discrete jets of material erupting from Saturn's moon Enceladus might be phantoms created by an optical illusion.

How finger-like structures seen in Saturn's moon Enceladus vicinity formed

How finger-like structures seen in Saturn's moon Enceladus vicinity formed

A new study has revealed that long, tendril-like structures seen in the vicinity of Saturn's icy moon Enceladus originated directly from geysers erupting from its south polar region surface.

Saturn moon may have deep-ocean vents that harbour life

Saturn moon may have deep-ocean vents that harbour life

Saturn's icy moon Enceladus exhibits signs of life-supporting hydrothermal activity which may resemble that seen in the deep oceans on Earth, scientists say.