Saturn Archive
21 December 2011, 02:00 PM ET
Don't miss the seven major planets of the solar system in the night sky this week.
03 December 2011, 01:07 AM ET
From the photo of the birth of a solar system to the Curiosity mission launch, see the most amazing images from space this week.
02 December 2011, 01:35 PM ET
The new images reveal grooves in the moon's south polar region and unexpected textures in the surface ice.
02 December 2011, 09:48 AM ET
Using the synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) aboard NASA's Cassini spacecraft, the highest resolution imagery ever seen of parts of the Saturn moon have been created back to Earth. Imagery was snapped by the spacecraft on Nov 6, 2011.
18 November 2011, 07:00 AM ET
The Cassini probe got great looks at the biggest storm to hit Saturn in 21 years.
16 November 2011, 07:00 AM ET
Water may not be the only liquid that can support life.
10 November 2011, 04:34 PM ET
Computer simulations show that a quick change in Jupiter's orbit caused a chain reaction and forever changed the orbits of the giant planets in our solar system, perhaps throwing a sister into the cosmic void.
19 October 2011, 12:27 PM ET
The first image of a sun-like star that's surrounded by spiral-arms makes scientists think that planets lurking within are the cause. Such worlds could space-scape gas and dust into arms, rings and lanes.
18 October 2011, 02:22 PM ET
A new study found that icy particles fall slowly but steadily on one of Saturn's icy moons.
15 October 2011, 07:58 AM ET
What was the most amazing view from space this week?
11 October 2011, 07:00 AM ET
Astronomers created a global color map of the surface of Titan, Saturn's largest moon.
10 October 2011, 07:00 AM ET
Researchers previously thought a single knockout punch likely did the job.
06 October 2011, 09:50 AM ET
A look in the night skies will herald meteor showers, Io, Europa, Ganymede, Callisto and more. The peak of the Draconids meteor shower will be October 8th. with Europe getting the best view.
04 October 2011, 07:23 PM ET
Peaking under the thick atmosphere using Cassini's Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer, an international team has composed a global color map of Titan. This mosaic was compiled from imagery taken over seventy flybys of Saturn's largest moon.
29 September 2011, 04:20 PM ET
See Saturn and Venus pass near each other in twilight on Thursday (Sept 29.)
22 September 2011, 07:00 AM ET
The Cassini spacecraft snapped the picture in July 2011.
12 September 2011, 09:13 AM ET
Filmmaker Chris Abbas edited this gorgeous collection of Cassini Solstice Mission images. Launched in 1997, Cassini is on a 20 year mission to study the Saturn system. Includes various close-ups of Saturn's rings and moons.
11 September 2011, 01:05 AM ET
This month's bright full moon, the Harvest Moon, peaks this weekend.
08 September 2011, 10:44 AM ET
In this space wallpaper, NASA's Cassini spacecraft obtained this unprocessed image of Saturn's moon Helene on June 18, 2011.
05 September 2011, 12:30 AM ET
The Cassini spacecraft has been studying Saturn and its moons since it entered orbit in 2004.
30 August 2011, 07:40 AM ET
Of all Saturn's moons, Hyperion may be the weirdest.
19 August 2011, 09:28 PM ET
Check out a galaxy that glows green from within, a big splash at NASA and Stephen Colbert goes nuts for space.
19 August 2011, 12:03 PM ET
Saturn is one of the coolest planets in our solar system, so it's no wonder that its moons are equally compelling
15 August 2011, 09:45 AM ET
One of the most well-known planets in the solar system is still hiding many mysteries of its formation and history.
09 August 2011, 04:40 PM ET
See close-up photos of Mimas, Saturn's Death Star-like moon, from the Cassini spacecraft.
05 August 2011, 01:27 AM ET
NASA's Juno probe is the 9th spacecraft aimed at Jupiter. See the history of robotic exploration of Jupiter.
04 August 2011, 05:50 PM ET
NASA's new Juno probe will make the ninth spacecraft to visit the solar system's largest planet.
29 July 2011, 12:39 PM ET
Is this strange impact crater the result of a spacecraft that crash landed on the moon decades ago?
29 July 2011, 07:00 AM ET
Earth's moon may be unique throughout the universe.
29 July 2011, 07:00 AM ET
Saturn's rings may not be unique to our solar system.
26 July 2011, 01:36 PM ET
New findings reveal that Enceladus is the only moon in the solar system known to influence the chemical composition of its parent planet.
25 July 2011, 11:07 AM ET
Researchers were surprised to find the dwarf planet Haumea and at least one of its moons covered with crystalline water ice.
20 July 2011, 03:33 PM ET
Mercury is reaching its eastern most point in the night sky tonight.
13 July 2011, 12:18 PM ET
As Prometheus tangos past, particles in Saturn's outermost "F-Ring" resonate into long-patterned movements induced by the small moon's gravity. This animation shows glimpses of the effects over a 60+ day period.
06 July 2011, 04:21 PM ET
NASA's Cassini spacecraft sent images and thunderous sounds from a gigantic storm on Saturn which at one point covered approximately 2 billion square miles of the planet.
01 July 2011, 03:06 PM ET
Scientists struggle to launch planetary missions without giving up a robotic arm and a leg.