The Saturn V rocket and its predecessors soar toward open space in the first of three new posters by Space.com celebrating landmark anniversaries in space history.
Saturn, sixth planet from the sun, is the second largest planet in our solar system.
By analyzing methane in the skies of Jupiter and Saturn's moon Titan, scientists are now pinpointing what effects this global warming gas is having on Earth, a new study finds.
A new paper published Monday (Sept. 24) reveals that Titan may be the third rock in the solar system with dust storms.
Scientists have struggled for decades to explain how the two tiny moons of Mars came to be, but a new study relying on old data bolsters one of the two major hypotheses.
Captured 15 minutes after the end of totality during the longest total lunar eclipse of the century, this scene shows the red glow of a partially eclipsed moon very close to Mars.
Just four days before the Cassini spacecraft's dramatic dive into Saturn's atmosphere last year, cameras aboard the spacecraft captured the mission's last image of Saturn's largest moon, Titan.
If you watched the Cassini probe's spectacular dive into Saturn last September, you weren't alone — and now its media campaign has earned NASA an Emmy award.
Scientists have spent 12 years arguing over how to classify Pluto, and a recently published paper offers a new — but surprisingly old — reason for restoring the object's planetary status.
Just because Jupiter's moon Europa is coated in ice doesn't mean all that ice is the same temperature.
The starry arc of the Milky Way galaxy sprawls across the evening sky on a spring night in this photo captured near the village of Campinho in Portugal's Dark Sky Alqueva Reserve.
The weird hexagon swirling around Saturn's north pole rises high into the ringed planet's stratosphere, a new study suggests.
New images from the Hubble Space Telescope show Saturn's ultraviolet auroras swirling at the planet's north pole in the months before and after the northern summer solstice.
Why settle for a planet or two when you can catch all of them in just one night of intense skywatching?
An awe-inspiring photo provides a breathtaking new view of Saturn's icy rings, showing that the iconic features are translucent.
The icy Saturn satellite Tethys peeks over the shoulder of the huge and hazy Titan in a newly released natural-color image, which NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured in November 2009.