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.
Saturn, sixth planet from the sun, is the second largest planet in our solar system.
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.
NASA has met or exceeded many of the goals set by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine in the 2013-2022 planetary decadal survey, according to a new midterm assessment.
Four scientists made the case yesterday (Aug. 1) to a panel of senators that they should fund NASA's search for life beyond Earth.
This summer, Mars and Saturn have come pretty close to Earth — and NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured every magnificent detail.
Step outside around 9:30 p.m. local daylight time on Tuesday evening (July 24), and in a single glance, you'll be able to partake in a "parade" of bright planets.
The Milky Way galaxy shimmers over a field of yellow flowers at dawn in this photo taken from the village of Monsaraz in Portugal's Dark Sky Alqueva Reserve.
New findings suggest that large craters are the prime locations in which to find the building blocks of life on Saturn's largest moon, Titan.