Saturn: The Latest Discoveries
Saturn, sixth planet from the sun, is the second largest planet in our solar system.
InSight will attempt to unlock the secrets of Mars' interior.
Saturn, Mars and the bright star Spica will form a triangle in the night sky.
Mars, Saturn and the bright star Spica will form a tight triangle in the western sky on August 5th that will be visible after sunset. The Mars Science Laboratory is set to land on the Red Planet at 1:31am (EDT) on August 6th, 2012.
This cool space wallpaper reveals a quartet of Saturn's moons, from tiny to huge, surround and are embedded within the planet's rings in this Cassini composition.
Curiosity makes its anticipated landing and for most of the month, Saturn and the bright star Spica will form a skywatching trio with the Red Planet - making them easy to spot. Dozens of meteors will light up sky in the annual Perseid Meteor Shower.
Some landslides on Saturn's icy moon, Iapetus, travel 10 to 15 times farther than scientists expected.
The hazy moon Titan has a puzzling geological past, according to a new study.
A Titan rocket from the Gemini family prepares to deliver the Viking toward Mars.
After a two-year drought, Saturn's rings shine in dazzling photos once more.
How much do you know about our solar system's major ring bearer?
On July 15th, 2012, Earth's Moon will occult Jupiter and its four largest moons – Europa, Io, Callisto and Ganymede – blocking them from skywatchers' views.
Dwarf planet Pluto has one giant moon, Charon, but now is known to have four more tiny satellites.
The atmospheric feature could herald the start of winter in Titan's south.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured images of a revolving mass of gas in the atmosphere over Titan's southern pole. This odd cloud group completed a full rotation in 9 hours – quicker that the moon's 16-day rotation period.
From July through August, planet groupings in the pre-dawn and dusk skies will impress skywatchers around the world.
This cool space wallpaper, a particularly strong jet stream churns through Saturn's northern hemisphere in this false-color view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
The subsurface sea could contain water, and maybe even life.