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Watch footage of a spacecraft fly over the surface of Saturn's moon Titan
Jan 13, 2017

With the Cassini-Huygens mission set to wrap up in September, NASA has released some footage from the probe's fly-by of Saturn's moon Titan.

Image(s) of the Day: Ring-brushing Saturn pics from NASA's Cassini probe
Dec 8, 2016

Here's a dazzling new series of images direct from a close call with Saturn's rings.

Forget Mars. Why we should colonize Saturn's moon Titan instead
Dec 1, 2016

Titan has one particular advantage over the Moon and Mars when it comes to colonization.

NASA wants to send a submarine into the largest ocean on Saturn's moon Titan
Aug 30, 2016

Saturn’s moon Titan is one of the most interesting sites in our solar system, and NASA wants to build a high-tech submarine to explore its icy depths.

The odds of alien life on Saturn's moon Titan just got even better
Jul 7, 2016

Scientists have always been hopeful that Saturn’s moon Titan might harbor signs of alien life, and it seems the odds have only gotten better with some new findings.

Catch up on 11 years of Cassini's Saturn photos in this mind-blowing video compilation
Nov 24, 2015

Here's a video compilation piecing together 11 years of NASA's Cassini spacecraft images.

Mars' gravity could rip apart one of its moons to create Saturn-like rings
Nov 24, 2015

Astronomers of the future could have a very different view of the solar system in the next few million years.

We finally know exactly how long a day lasts on Saturn
Mar 31, 2015

Due to the fact that Saturn is mostly a big ol’ ball of gas on the surface, it's made it tough sledding for scientists to figure out the length of a day there. Until now.

Scientists have found an exoplanet with rings 200 times bigger than Saturn's
Jan 29, 2015

The rings of Saturn are an absolutely gorgeous feature of our solar system, but astronomers just found a similar planet that makes them look like a runner-up at best.

Behold these 12 stunningly remastered images of Saturn and its moons
Dec 12, 2014

Here's a glorious gallery of enhanced images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, showing Saturn as we've never seen it before.

Saturn's rings may be giving birth to a brand new baby moon
Apr 15, 2014

Saturn may be adding another moon to its already impressive collection soon.