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Saturn's icy moons: From Voyager to Cassini (pictures)

NASA unveiled a set of fascinating color maps of some of Saturn's biggest icy moons, improving on a previous set of images captured by the Voyager spacecrafts decades ago.

12 Images By 11 December 2014

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Cassini peeks up Jupiter's skirt

Back in 2000, Cassini took a rare shot of Jupiter from directly underneath the Giant Planet's south pole -- red spot and all.

By 10 December 2014

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Sunrise on Saturn: Cassini spies dawn on an alien planet

The shifting of Saturn's short days is on display in a NASA image of sunrise on the ringed planet, one of many dazzling portraits captured by the Cassini spacecraft.

By 11 November 2014

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Cassini snaps rare pic of three of Saturn's moons

A rare picture snapped by Saturn probe Cassini shows three of the planet's moons -- all of which are very different from each other.

By 25 September 2014

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Weird spots on dwarf planet Ceres start to come into focus

Dawn has taken the closest pictures yet of the dwarf planet and started to illuminate the nature of its most glaring mystery.

By 12 May 2015

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See Saturn moon's 'soda ocean' shooting to surface in sheets

Enceladus may have a warm ocean beneath its icy surface, but it may also be shooting through that crust in big sheets, perhaps filled with sea monkeys.

By 8 May 2015

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Here's how Star Wars Day is celebrated...in SPACE

May the Fourth be with the ISS! This pun-based holiday is a reason for fans everywhere to party, even out in space itself.

By 5 May 2015

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Cassini's view of Saturn and its moons (pictures)

The Cassini-Huygens mission is loaded with an array of powerful instruments and cameras that study important elements of the vast Saturnian system.

12 Images By 5 March 2013

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What fuels Saturn's superstorms? New theory explains 'great white spots'

They're massive, violent and full of lightning, and they only arrive every 20 to 30 years. What drives Saturn's storms may be the weight of water.

By 15 April 2015

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One of Saturn's moons might have warm enough water for life, research shows

Scientists think that particles found by the Cosmic Dust Analyzer on the Cassini spacecraft could hint at a watery world where life could thrive on Enceladus, one of Saturn's moons.

By 12 March 2015