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Carnival of Space 350

by on Apr.22, 2014, under Carnival of Space

Saturns Rings

Check out Carnival of Space 350 on the CosmoQuest Blog hosted by Nicole Gugliucci. Lots of great content including the news that Saturn may be forming a new moon in its rings, as photographed by the Cassini spacecraft.

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Liquid Lake on Titan

by on Jul.30, 2008, under Around the Solar System, Newsflash

Artists Concept

PASADENA, Calif. Using data from an instrument aboard the Cassini spacecraft, NASA scientists have concluded that at least one of the large lakes observed on Saturn’s moon Titan contains liquid hydrocarbons, and have positively identified the presence of ethane. This makes Titan the only body in our solar system beyond Earth known to have liquid […]

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NASA Extends Cassini-Huygens Mission

by on Apr.17, 2008, under Around the Solar System

Saturn and it's Moons

NASA has extended the hugely successful Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn another two years and 60 orbits. The mission, originally due to end Jul. 2008, has already run for over a decade. The extended mission allows for 26 flybys of Saturn’s moon Titan, seven of Enceladus, and one each of Dione, Rhea and Helene. Further study […]

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