• Why Kill Cassini? Saturn Probe's Fate Carefully Considered

    6 days ago - By Space

    On Sept. 15, the Cassini spacecraft will destroy itself by burning up in Saturn's atmosphere in order to protect the ringed planet's moons from biological contamination by bacteria from Earth. But there were other possible fates for Cassini.
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  • Saturn moon looks like a rocket in NASA Cassini image - CNET

    6 days ago - By CNET

    Saturn's moon Enceladus shows off its crazy polar jets in a backlit image from the Cassini spacecraft.
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