14 January 2013, 08:00 AM ET
Floating hydrocarbon ice would make Titan an even more intriguing target for astrobiologists.
05 January 2013, 11:00 AM ET
Skywatchers up before dawn Sunday can watch a celestial dance unfold.
03 January 2013, 06:00 AM ET
A brief rundown of the intrepid spacecraft currently sending data home from beyond Earth orbit.
31 December 2012, 09:04 AM ET
The first month of 2013 features the Auriga constellation, double star Capella, up to 40 Quadrantids per hour during the showers peak, Jupiter and Saturn.
28 December 2012, 01:17 PM ET
NASA's Cassini probe has snapped stunning new views of Saturn and its moons.
21 December 2012, 07:00 AM ET
What to look for in the night sky this holiday season.
20 December 2012, 01:09 AM ET
This stunning space wallpaper shows NASA Cassini spacecraft's glorious view of Saturn, taken while the spacecraft was in Saturn's shadow.
18 December 2012, 02:50 PM ET
NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured the image on Oct. 17.
13 December 2012, 04:50 PM ET
Astronomer Giovanni Cassini discovered four of Saturn's moons, determined the distance from Earth to Mars and made successful measurements of longitude.
13 December 2012, 04:20 PM ET
Researchers are developing a mission that would assess the habitability of the icy satellite.
12 December 2012, 01:27 PM ET
The Cassini spacecraft has snapped imagery of a river similar to, but smaller than, its African counterpart on the Saturn Moon. The 250 mile long river is believed to be filled with liquid hydrocarbons.
12 December 2012, 01:10 PM ET
The hydrocarbon-filled river is more than 250 miles long, researchers say.
07 December 2012, 04:59 PM ET
Look up for three nights starting this Sunday to see the moon, Saturn and Spica together.
06 December 2012, 09:00 AM ET
The Discovery-class mission could be ready to launch by 2020, researchers say.
28 November 2012, 06:44 PM ET
NASA's Cassini mission beamed back stunning imagery of a swirling storm on the ringed planet on November 27th, 2012.
26 November 2012, 06:47 AM ET
Saturn and Venus will bright and appear extremely close together in the pre-dawn Tuesday sky.
21 November 2012, 10:54 AM ET
Saturn and Venus will appear so close they can be seen in the same telescope view.
08 November 2012, 03:31 PM ET
Galileo discovered Io, Ganymede, Europa and Callisto, Jupiter’s four largest moons in 1610. Even today their varied characteristics fascinate astronomers. From giant volcanoes to sub-surface seas, Jupiter's moons are like planets unto themselves.
06 November 2012, 10:54 PM ET
Saturn's moon Mimas appears near Saturn, dwarfed by its parent planet in this space wallpaper.
06 November 2012, 05:22 PM ET
Saturn's gorgeous rings are on display alongside the tiny moon Mimas.
01 November 2012, 10:07 AM ET
This month will see Saturn and Venus come very close to one another in the night sky, the mid-month peak of the Leonid meteor shower, solar eclipse in Australia and more.
01 November 2012, 07:00 AM ET
Titan's glow works a little like a neon sign.
31 October 2012, 10:11 AM ET
The NASA spacecraft had delivered spectacular imagery of Saturn and its moons. It launched in 1997 and has been exploring the system since 2004.
28 October 2012, 01:10 AM ET
Storms can exist on any planet with an atmosphere, even the sun.
26 October 2012, 07:00 AM ET
The storm, which was first observed in December 2010, was even more powerful than researchers had thought.
25 October 2012, 11:07 AM ET
The Great White Spot storm on Saturn has set a record for the biggest temperature shift, according to planetary scientist Brigette Hesman working with NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
18 October 2012, 01:08 PM ET
The half-dozen icy satellites may have been spawned by a merger of bigger bodies that created Saturn's huge moon Titan.
17 October 2012, 07:00 AM ET
A NASA spacecraft has spied a cracked mound that resembles a hot cross bun on Saturn's moon Titan.
16 October 2012, 07:00 AM ET
Cassini will keep studying Saturn and its many moons until 2017.
12 October 2012, 10:00 AM ET
The findings are based on a new analysis of a nearly eight-year-old spacecraft landing.
11 October 2012, 05:54 PM ET
in 2005, the Huygens Probe took about 10 seconds to finally come to a rest on the surface of the Saturn Moon. 'Fluffy' dust-like material shot up off the surface for about 4 seconds after landing.
05 October 2012, 12:23 PM ET
Many astronomers and astrobiologists think that Titan – with its thick atmosphere of methane and liquid hydrocarbon lakes – could harbor some form of life. 50% larger than Earth’s moon and 80% more massive, Titan is an analog to the early Earth.
04 October 2012, 02:40 PM ET
Far from Earth and the inner solar system two massive gas giants patrol the outer reaches of our solar system; Uranus knocked on its axis and Neptune, wrapped in a cobalt blue atmosphere of inexplicably fast winds.
01 October 2012, 07:00 AM ET
A boat mission called TALISE would explore the lakes of Saturn's moon Titan.
28 September 2012, 03:32 PM ET
The Cassini probe snapped the shot this past June.
28 September 2012, 03:31 PM ET
Perhaps as old as the Solar System itself, Ganymede – the largest moon of any planet – is the only moon known to have a magnetic field.