Rings of Saturn

December 30, 2017

NASA Is Considering Sending a “Dragonfly” Drone to an Alien World

With its vast oceans and methane-filled rivers and lakes, Titan is a prime candidate for the search for extraterrestrial life. While our knowledge of Saturn’s largest moon grew tremendously thanks to […]
September 16, 2017

NASA’s Cassini probe has broken apart in Saturn’s atmosphere — ending its 20-year journey 14

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has been vaporized. The probe dove into Saturn’s upper atmosphere this morning, and NASA lost the vehicle’s signal at 7:55AM ET, indicating it […]
May 28, 2017

Cassini Takes Most Dangerous Saturn Ring Dive Yet

The Cassini spacecraft completes its sixth dive between Saturn and its rings today (May 28), and this is the most dangerous dive yet. Instead of passing […]
May 3, 2017

So, You’re Still Interested in Astronomy?

Hello again. Last time out, we took a brief look at three of the main hurdles we will need to overcome to cross the gulf of […]
April 22, 2017

Cassini probe heads towards Saturn ‘grand finale’

Cassini has used a gravitational slingshot around Saturn’s moon Titan to put it on a path towards destruction. Saturday’s flyby swept the probe into an orbit […]
November 13, 2013

SPACE – the FINAL FRONTIER: These are the images of the star probe Cassini

OK, we don’t have starships yet. But on some days a space enthusiast can smile anyway – on days like these, when NASA releases new and […]