Evidence of Organic Molecules Found in Plumes Ejected From Saturn’s Moon
Carbon-rich molecules were detected in samples collected from Enceladus’ ocean—yet another indicator that it could host microbial life.
Evidence of an Alien Ocean Found in Defunct 1990s Spacecraft Data
The Galileo spacecraft might have accidentally run through the sprinkler of Europa’s plumes.
Animal Collective Sampled the Now-Incinerated Cassini Probe on "My Girls"
Space music is cool.
Alex Robert Ross
NASA's Cassini mission crashed and burned — and was a huge success
Saturn’s Cassini Orbiter (1982-2017)
On Friday, Cassini will vaporize itself in Saturn's skies.
NASA's Doomed Cassini Spacecraft Lives on in an Immersive Art Experience
Celebrate the life of a nuclear-powered satellite at the experimental art installation 'BEYOND CASSINI.'
The sound of silence
Cassini Just Dove Into ‘The Big Empty’ Between Saturn and Its Rings
The first foray between Saturn and its rings reveals this zone is… bizarrely quiet.
NASA's Closer to Saturn Than Ever—Here Are Pics to Prove It
Check out the first images from the Cassini Spacecraft’s dive between Saturn’s rings.
NASA’s Cassini Spacecraft Will Crash into Saturn in a Blaze of Glory
This stunning CGI short recounts its historic accomplishments before unveiling its dramatic, planet-plunging finale.
We Have Strong Evidence Saturn’s Moon Enceladus Can Support Microbial Alien Life
Scientists find potential evidence of methanogenesis, a biological process, on Saturn’s moon Enceladus—which means methane-breathing aliens could be chilling there.
Watch NASA’s Tribute to Its Doomed Saturn Orbiter, and Cry for Our Robot Friends
On September 15, Cassini will throw itself into Saturn after nearly 20 years in space.
Moon Landings Are Back in Style, and Other Space Trends of 2017
A total solar eclipse, the grand finale of a beloved orbiter, and two lunar touchdowns are on the schedule for 2017.