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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 May 7, 2015

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Saturn steals the moon's place in stunning city view

What if it were Saturn's rings or Jupiter's red spot coming up over the horizon? Russia's space agency imagined what life on such a parallel planet (or moon) might be like.

By January 23, 2015

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That's no moon! It's a Death Star beach ball

You don't need to be Darth Vader to have fun with your own Death Star. This inflatable "Star Wars" space station from ThinkGeek lights up and is impervious to destruction from Rebels -- unless they have a sharp object.

By May 17, 2015

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Icefin robot: Today, exploring Antarctica's depths. Tomorrow, Jupiter's moon?

As part of a NASA-funded program, a needle-like robotic vehicle is plunging the icy depths at our planet's poles. Jupiter's moon Europa could be next.

By April 3, 2015

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Here's how you put an asteroid boulder in orbit around the moon (pictures)

NASA has a bold new plan to steal a boulder from an asteroid and bring it back for orbit around the moon, to help test an Earth-defense system.

10 Images By March 26, 2015

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Kickstarter to drill the moon's south pole is raising crazy cash

Lunar Mission One wants to bury a time capsule deep below the surface of the bottom of the moon, and it's asking the public to foot the bill. So far, humanity seems willing to chip in.

By November 19, 2014

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Jupiter's Ganymede moon hides a big ocean (pictures)

Observations from the Hubble Space Telescope have confirmed that there's a salty subsurface ocean on Jupiter's largest moon.

7 Images By March 12, 2015

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Ganymede, biggest moon in the solar system, has a saltwater ocean

NASA says new observations from the Hubble Space Telescope confirm the presence of a subsurface ocean on Jupiter's largest moon.

By March 12, 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 March 11, 2015

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Sunlight glints off Saturn moon's seas in dazzling NASA image

Saturn's captivating moon Titan once again draws the eye as NASA releases a color mosaic showing the sun shining on its polar seas.

By October 31, 2014