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NASA Video Shows Cassini Spacecraft's Saturn Dive
NASA releases video showing Cassini spacecraft's dive through the gap betweeen Saturn and its rings. (May 4, 2017)

NASA: Ingredients For Life Found at Saturn's Moon Enceladus
NASA has found the ingredients for life at Saturn's moon Enceladus. NASA's Cassini spacecraft discovered hydrogen in the particles spraying from the moon. (April 13, 2017)

NASA Reveals New Images of Saturn's Moon Pan
NASA has shared new images of Saturn's moon Pan. The shape has been compared to a fried egg, ravioli and empanada by space writers. (March 11, 2017)

NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Samples 36 Grains of Interstellar Dust
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has sampled interstellar dust. The dust grains were sampled at Saturn and have interstellar origins. (April 16, 2016)

NASA's Cassini Researchers Identify Titan's Tallest Peaks
Researchers with NASA's Cassini mission have identified the highest point on Saturn's moon Titan. It is located in a trio of mountainous ridges called the Mithrim Montes. (March 26, 2016)

Cassini Returns Views of the North Pole of Enceladus
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has returned views from its flyby of the north pole of Saturn's moon Enceldaus. The images include one dubbed the Saturnian Snowman. (October 15, 2015)

Cassini Images Saturn's Moons Dione and Hyperion
Cassini took images of Saturn's moon Dione and Hyerion over the past few weeks. (June 21, 2015)

Toxic Cloud Hovers Over Titan's South Pole
Saturn's largest moon Titan has a giant toxic cloud hovering over it. It contains frozen particles of hydrogen cyanide. (October 6, 2014)

Saturn's Auroras Caused By Its Collapsing Magnetotail
Saturn's auroras are caused by its collapsing magnetic tail say University of Leicester researchers. (May 19, 2014)

NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Captures an Image of Uranus
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured an image of Uranus. The planet appears as a blue dot in the distance. (May 4, 2014)

Possible Moon Named Peggy Forming in One of Saturn's Rings
A possible moon, named Peggy, appears to be forming in one of Saturn's rings. (April 15, 2014)

NASA: Saturn's Moon Enceladus Harbors Underground Ocean of Liquid Water
NASA announced today that Saturn's moon Enceladus harbors an underground ocean of liquid water. (April 3, 2014)

NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Finds Plastic Ingredient Propylene on Titan
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has found propylene, an ingredient of household plastic, on Saturn's moon Titan. Cassini's Composite Infrared Spectrometer detected the propylene. (September 30, 2013)

Image of Saturn Moons Mimas and Pandora Taken by NASA's Cassini Spacecraft
Here is an amazing image of Saturn Moons Mimas and Pandora taken by NASA's Cassini Spacecraft (July 31, 2013)

NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Takes Image of Earth From Saturn Orbit
NASA's Cassini spacecraft took an image of Earth from Saturn orbit on July 19th. (July 23, 2013)

Saturn's Moon Dione May Have Once Had Subsurface Ocean
Saturn's moon Dione may have had and may still have a subsurface ocean. The ocean could be under a mountain named Janiculum Dorsa (June 2, 2013)

NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Captures Close-Up View of Saturn's Massive Hurricane
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured close-up views on the massive hurricane around Saturn's north pole. (April 29, 2013)

Saturn Ring Rain is Greater Than Previously Thought
A new study has found that there are more charged water particles falling into the atmosphere of Saturn from its rings than previously thought. (April 10, 2013)

Cassini Returns Images of Saturn's Moon Rhea
NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured new images of Saturn's moon Rhea during its close flyby of Rhea on March 9, 2013. (March 12, 2013)

NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Captures Backlit View of Saturn
NASA's Cassini spacecraft shared this stunning new image of Saturn. (December 22, 2012)

Cassini Spots Giant Storm on Saturn
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has spotted a giant storm swirling on Saturn's north pole. (November 30, 2012)

Hazy, Swirling Vortex Spotted Over Saturn's Moon Titan
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured images of a high-altitude haze and a vortex materializing at the south pole of Saturn's moon Titan. (July 12, 2012)

Half-Mile Wide Snowballs Seen Punching Through Parts of Saturn's F Ring
Images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft have revealed half-mile-sized objects punching through parts of Saturn's outermost ring (F ring). (April 29, 2012)