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Spacecraft Makes Historic Flyby Of Earthlike Moon

Space.com | Megan Gannon | Posted 03.09.2014 | Science

A far-flung NASA space probe flying around Saturn zipped past the ringed planet's biggest moon for the 100th time on Thursday (March 6). The Cassini...

WATCH: Squishy Bots May Soon Explore Distant Worlds

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.30.2013 | Science

Could this jumble of poles one day bounce around on Saturn's moon Titan? Called the Super Ball Bot, this collapsible rover prototype is being devel...

WATCH: Fahrenheit, Celsius, Kelvin Explained In 10 Seconds

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.21.2013 | Science

Don't quite understand the difference between Fahrenheit, Celsius, and Kelvin? Don't have time for a long explanation of temperature scales? You're...

WATCH: Waltz Around Saturn In Dizzying Video Montage

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.29.2013 | Science

Want to go for a spin around Saturn? In his dizzying video montage above, Vimeo user Fabio di donato lets you come close to the real thing. Set to ...

Could Icebergs On Nearby Moon Host Life?

Posted 01.15.2013 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 01/14/2013 05:35 PM EST on SPACE.com Chunks of hydrocarbon ice may float atop the lakes and seas of Saturn's huge...

Scientists Solve Mystery Of Planet's Oddball Moons

Posted 10.19.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 10/19/2012 07:25 AM EDT on SPACE.com Saturn's icy medium-size moons were born when a few much bigger satellites c...

One Of Saturn's Moons May Have Ocean Below Surface

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 07.01.2012 | Science

LOS ANGELES -- Scientists reported Thursday on the strongest sign yet that Saturn's giant moon may have a salty ocean beneath its chilly surface. If ...

Scientists Report Surprising Find On Planet's Moon

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 06.13.2012 | Science

LOS ANGELES -- In a surprise find, scientists say they have spotted hints of a methane-rich lake and several ponds near the equator of Saturn's bigges...

NASA Probe Has Close Encounter With Saturn's Icy Moons

Posted 05.05.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 05/04/2012 03:12 PM EDT on SPACE.com NASA's Cassini spacecraft zoomed by two Saturn moons this week to take what ...

THIS WEEKEND: Best Time To See Saturn

Posted 04.13.2012 | Science

By: Geoff Gaherty Published: 04/11/2012 05:04 PM EDT on SPACE.com When amateur astronomers reflect on the most memorable sights of their lifetim...

PHOTOS: Saturn's Moons Icily Bleak In Close-Ups From Cassini

Posted 03.30.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 03/30/2012 06:45 AM EDT on SPACE.com NASA's workhorse Saturn orbiter Cassini has just beamed back stunning new v...

Saturn Moon Found To Have Oxygen Atmosphere

Posted 03.05.2012 | Science

By: SPACE.com Staff Published: 03/05/2012 07:15 AM EST on SPACE.com This story was updated at 10 p.m. ET. A NASA spacecraft circling Saturn has...

PHOTOS: Spectacular Views Of The Solar System's Moons

Posted 12.15.2011 | Green

From Mother Nature Network: Earth's moon shines brightly in our sky, but it is not the only satellite in our solar system. Experts estimate there a...

Mimas Moon PHOTOS: NASA Spacecraft Sees 'Pac-Man' On Saturn Moon

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured the highest-resolution-to-date temperature map and images of Mimas, one of Saturn's moons. The portrait of t...