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NASA`s Cassini spacecraft finds 101 geysers on icy Saturn moon

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 13:44

Scientists using mission data from NASA`s Cassini spacecraft have identified 101 distinct geysers erupting on Saturn`s icy moon Enceladus.

Vast underground ocean found beneath ice on Saturn`s Moon Enceladus

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 09:44

Researchers have uncovered evidence of an "ocean" of water under Enceladus, one of Saturn`s smaller moons.

Life from Earth hitched ride to moons of Jupiter, Saturn?

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 18:19

Life from Earth may have been carried to moons of Jupiter and Saturn on rocks that blasted off our planet, scientists say.

Mystery behind Saturn`s water ice jets revealed

Last Updated: Thursday, August 01, 2013, 09:57

NASA`s Cassini spacecraft has found that the intensity of jets of water ice and organic particles that shoot out from Saturn`s moon Enceladus depends on the moon`s proximity to the ringed planet.

NASA`s Cassini spies bright Venus from Saturn orbit

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 05, 2013, 12:24

The Earth`s twin planet, Venus shines like a bright beacon in images taken by NASA`s Cassini spacecraft, which is spying the bright, cloudy terrestrial planet from Saturn orbit.

Saturn’s moon spurts plasma unlike anything seen before

Last Updated: Saturday, June 09, 2012, 20:52

Saturn’s geyser moon Enceladus provides a special laboratory for watching unusual behaviour of plasma recent findings from NASA’s Cassini mission have revealed.

Saturn’s gravity `stresses` icy moon’s erupting jets

Last Updated: Sunday, March 25, 2012, 15:18

Astronomers have long been intrigued by the huge fissures on the Enceladus’ ice-covered surface that eject plumes of water vapour and icy particles.

Saturn moon may affect planet’s magnetosphere

Last Updated: Monday, January 02, 2012, 15:02

Saturn’s moon Enceladus may be causing periodic bursts of radiation in the planet’s magnetosphere.

Saturn`s moon Enceladus `best ski resort` in space

Last Updated: Thursday, October 06, 2011, 15:11

High resolution mapping of Saturn’s moon has confirmed that the unique little world is covered in ‘snowy’ slopes, which would be perfect for skiing, according to a lunar scientist.

`Saltwater ocean lurks beneath Saturn moon`

Last Updated: Thursday, June 23, 2011, 09:14

One of Saturn`s most intriguing moons is Enceladus, a worldlet measuring only 504 kilometres.

Electrical current between Saturn and its moon discovered

Last Updated: Thursday, April 21, 2011, 14:00

Ion beam seen by camera appears at exceptionally high energy, between 30,000 & 80,000 electron volts.

NASA’s Cassini finds plethora of plumes and hotspots at Enceladus

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 24, 2010, 21:11

Newly released images from last November’s swoop over Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft have revealed a forest of new jets spraying from prominent fractures crossing the south polar region.