NASA's Cassini spacecraft will make an unprecedented "in your face" flyby of Saturn's moon Enceladus on Wed., March 12.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has found evidence of material orbiting Rhea, Saturn's second largest moon.
Despite the incredible diversity of Saturn's icy moons, theirs is a story of great interaction.
Saturn's orange moon Titan has hundreds of times more liquid hydrocarbons than all the known oil and natural gas reserves on Earth, according to new data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
One of Saturn's rings soaks up material gushing from the fountains on the tiny ice-moon, Enceladus, according to new Cassini observations.
Want a peek at Saturn as seen from space? A new interactive allows users to travel to Saturn and see it the way the Cassini spacecraft sees it is now online.
Deep below Saturn's cloud tops, the planet rotates at a constant speed. Determining this interior period of rotation has proven complicated, but thanks to new Cassini results, European scientists have taken an important step forward.› European Space Agency release →
New observations by NASA's Cassini spacecraft indicate the rings of Saturn, once thought to have formed during the age of the dinosaurs, instead may have been created roughly 4.5 billion years ago, when the solar system was still under construction.
Scientists with NASA's Cassini mission have spotted what appears to be a miniature, extraterrestrial likeness of the Nile River.
It's been 3.8 billion miles and a trunk full of memories for NASA's Cassini spacecraft, launched 15 years ago today.
Saturn was playing the lightning storm blues. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has captured images of last year’s storm on Saturn, the largest storm seen up-close at the planet, with bluish spots in the middle of swirling clouds.
New movies of Jupiter are the first to catch an invisible wave shaking up one of the giant planet's jet streams, an interaction that also takes place in Earth's atmosphere.
The answer to the mystery of dune patterns on Saturn's moon Titan did turn out to be blowing in the wind.
As American schoolchildren head out to pools for a summer splash, NASA's Cassini spacecraft will be taking its own deep plunge through the Titan atmosphere this week.
Cassini's view during Saturn's equinox opened up a new perspective on the planet's famed rings.
Scientists have gotten their best "look" ever at the invisible ring of energetic ions trapped in Saturn's giant magnetic field.
Imaging scientists on NASA's Cassini mission are telling a tale of how the small moons orbiting near the outer rings of Saturn came to be.
NASA's Cassini-Huygens Mission to Saturn has some young new participants. A 10th-grade student in Delaware, a high school senior in California, and an 8th-grade American student in France are the winners of this year's Cassini Scientist-for-a-Day contest.
The Ph.D. can wait for a few years! Students can have the fun of being a NASA scientist exploring the universe even before they've finished secondary school by participating in the Cassini Scientist-for-a-Day contest.
Ten years ago today, NASA's Cassini spacecraft departed planet Earth from Cape Canaveral, Florida, and embarked on a seven-year long, circuitous journey of several billion miles across the solar system to the planet Saturn.