What's next for NASA as Cassini's mission comes to a close
The space agency has almost too many celestial bodies to study
Nine of Cassini’s most exciting discoveries about Saturn
From electrically-charged moons to hexagonal polar storms, this place has it all.
Saturn and Jupiter's moon burps bode well for distant life
Gas plumes erupting from their icy surfaces might indicate oceans that can support living organisms.
How NASA's future robots will explore frozen worlds
Yes, there will be harpoons.
Cassini leaves Saturn's moon Enceladus after one last mission
The space probe will study Enceladus' heat before it bids farewell and explores Saturn's rings.
Cassini gets cozy with Saturn's moon, flies 30 miles above its surface
On its way out, the Cassini spacecraft took a pretty photo showing both Enceladus and Saturn's rings.
Cassini takes close-up pictures of Saturnian moon's north pole
Turns out Enceladus' northermost region is covered in craters and thin, cobwebby fractures.
Saturn's moon Enceladus has a global, water-based ocean
NASA has confirmed that Saturn's moon Enceladus has a water ocean covering everything below its icy surface.
The Big Picture: Saturn illuminates the surface of its icy moon
Think the bright right side of Enceladus is lit thanks to the sun? Guess again.