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Cassini to dip into Enceladus spray again

( -- Less than three weeks after its last visit to the Saturnian moon Enceladus, NASA's Cassini spacecraft returns for an encore. At closest approach on April 14, the spacecraft will be just as low over the moon's ...

dateApr 16, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Cassini captures new images of icy moon Rhea

( -- These raw, unprocessed images of Saturn's second largest moon, Rhea, were taken on March 10, 2012, by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. This was a relatively distant flyby with a close-approach distance of 26,000 ...

dateMar 12, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Cassini captures ice queen Helene

( -- NASA's Cassini spacecraft has successfully completed its second-closest encounter with Saturn's icy moon Helene, beaming down raw images of the small moon. At closest approach, on June 18, Cassini flew within ...

dateJun 21, 2011 in Space Exploration
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