Saturn: The Latest Discoveries
Saturn, sixth planet from the sun, is the second largest planet in our solar system.
This week's night sky offers a special trio of treats.
In constrast, jet streams on Earth derive their energy from the sun.
During the first test of the Titan-Centaur rocket, the Centaur stage failed to ignite.
Cassini spacecraft looks toward Titan and its dark region called Shangri-La in this stunning space wallpaper.
The tropical lake on Titan is the size of Utah's Great Salt Lake in the United States.
NASA's Cassini probe is preparing to tilt its orbit around Saturn dramatically.
Tarter will begin fundraising for the SETI Institute full-time.
Researchers are keying in on methane as a possible indicator of alien life.
From the bright supermoon to earth-like alien planets munching on stars, it's been a busy week in space.
The ice geysers of Enceladus and Dione's battered surface take center stage in Cassini's views.
Ontario Lacus likely dries out and refills periodically, a new study suggests.
This up close and personal look at the gas giants and their moons was stitched together by Sander van den Berg using imagery captured by NASA's Voyager and Cassini spacecrafts. Van den Berg named the black and white piece 'Outer Space'.
The footage comes from NASA's Voyager and Cassini spacecraft.
The outermost F ring around Saturn has long been a mystery.
From the transfer of shuttle Discovery to its new home to a SPACE.com tee up in a balloon, it's been a busy week in space.
In this cool space wallpaper, the camera was pointing toward Enceladus at approximately 120,000 kilometers away.
From an expedition to explore auroras to sun's sibling stars, it's been a busy week in space.
Titan is the only moon in the solar system with a thick atmosphere. See more Titan facts here.