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Saturn's moon

Researchers re-create Titan's ocean in lab to test NASA submarine

Titan is the largest of Saturn's many moons and the second-largest in the solar system.  

Feb 09, 2018, 18:20 PM IST

Saturn's moon Titan or a comet – What will NASA's 2025 probe be?

Out of the two missions, which one will actually be finalised will be known by 2019.

Dec 21, 2017, 13:16 PM IST

Cassini revelation: Saturn's moon Titan contains key building block of life!

Using data from Cassini mission, scientists including those from University College London (UCL) in the UK, identified negatively charged molecules called 'carbon chain anions' in the atmosphere of Titan.

Jul 28, 2017, 12:51 PM IST

Saturn's moon Enceladus may have tipped over: Study

Researchers found evidence that the moon's spin axis - the line through the north and south poles - has reoriented.

May 31, 2017, 13:38 PM IST

NASA's Cassini to make its final close encounter with Saturn's moon Titan on Friday!

NASA's Cassini spacecraft will make its final close encounter with Saturn's haze-enshrouded moon Titan on Friday.

Apr 21, 2017, 00:47 AM IST

There may be alien life on Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus, say NASA scientists

The US space agency NASA has made a big revelation on its new discoveries on ocean worlds in our solar system on Thursday.

Apr 14, 2017, 09:26 AM IST

NASA shares anaglyph view of Saturn's moon Pan!

The US space agency has released a anaglyphs, stereo views and quirky shape of Saturn's moon Pan.

Mar 17, 2017, 23:00 PM IST

NASA's Saturn probe reveals nitrogen bubbles creating fizzy patches on Titan's lakes and seas!

The release of nitrogen, known as exsolution, can also occur when methane seas warm slightly during the changing seasons on Titan.

Mar 16, 2017, 13:22 PM IST

The warmth within: Cassini discovers heat beneath the icy surface of Saturn's moon Enceladus!

The finding agrees with the results of a 2016 study by a team independent of the Cassini mission that estimated the thickness of Enceladus' icy crust.

Mar 14, 2017, 09:44 AM IST

NASA shares stunning image of Creusa's rays on Saturn's moon 'Dione'

The US space agency, NASA has released a breathtaking view of rayed crater on Saturn's moon, Dione.

Feb 21, 2017, 23:40 PM IST

NASA's Cassini captures close-up image of Saturn's moon 'Pandora'

The US space agency NASA has released a close-up and highest-resolution image of Saturn's moon 'Pandora'.

Dec 22, 2016, 19:07 PM IST

Is history repeating itself? NASA discovers 'impossible' ice cloud on Titan again! - See pic

A similar incident occurred decades ago, when the infrared instrument on NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft spotted an ice cloud just like this one on Titan. 

Sep 21, 2016, 10:23 AM IST

NASA's Cassini captures the reign of Pan, Saturn's small moon! - See pic

The view in the image looks toward the sunlit side of the rings from about 8 degrees above the ring plane.

Sep 20, 2016, 08:53 AM IST

NASA plans to send submarine to Saturn's moon Titan

NASA is working on sending a submarine into the depths of the Kraken Mare, reported on Saturday.

Aug 27, 2016, 11:17 AM IST

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.

Dec 01, 2015, 11:57 AM IST

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.

Nov 18, 2015, 10:52 AM IST

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.

Nov 03, 2015, 16:41 PM IST

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.  

Oct 31, 2015, 09:07 AM IST

NASA probe spots unusual red arcs on icy Saturn moon

 Like graffiti sprayed by an unknown artist, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has spotted unexplained arc-shaped, reddish streaks on the surface of Saturn's icy moon Tethys.

Jul 30, 2015, 10:58 AM IST

Cassini probe captures stunning views of Saturn's moon Dione

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has sent back images of rugged landscape of Saturn's fracture-faced moon Dione from its latest flyby.

Jun 19, 2015, 20:58 PM IST