While Enceladus may present itself akin to many of its sister moons, under the foreboding outer shell, this moon may house the exact conditions life needs to thrive. (Space.com) More
Stunning new Cassini image of Enceladus shows the icy moon experts say is our 'best chance' of finding alien life
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has sent back a stunning new view of Saturn's moon Enceladus – an icy world now known to contain nearly all of the ingredients to support life. The breathtaking new image shows a 'dimly illuminated' Enceladus, ...
Posted on 22 May 2017 | 11:40 am | Google News
As Cassini Makes 1st 'Grand Finale' Dive, More Saturn Mysteries Remain
Running low on fuel, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has begun the final — and most daring — phase of its epic mission to Saturn. After using a final flyby of the moon Titan on Friday to boost its speed, Cassini was flung by the moon's gravity to a ...
Cassini begins its 'grand finale': Nasa spacecraft plunges into Saturn's rings after an epic 20-year journey which ...
Cassini probe dives through Saturn's rings
Cassini radio signal from Saturn picked up after dive
Posted on 26 April 2017 | 6:21 am | Google News
Scientists discover evidence for a habitable region within Saturn's moon Enceladus
Scientists from Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) have discovered hydrogen gas in the plume of material erupting from Saturn's moon Enceladus. ... have not found evidence of the presence of microbial life in the ocean of Enceladus, but the discovery ...
Nasa says Saturn's moon Enceladus has the potential for ocean life
The alien factor: Saturn moon able to support life, say NASA scientists
Ingredients for life exist on Saturn's moon Enceladus: NASA
Posted on 13 April 2017 | 2:33 pm | Google News
Is there alien life in our solar system? Nasa to announce 'habitable zones' on one of Saturn's moons tomorrow, claim ...
'On Thursday Nasa will announce evidence that hydrothermal activity on the floor of an ice-covered ocean on Saturn's moon Enceladus is most likely creating methane from carbon dioxide,' Mr Cowing wrote in Astrobiology. 'The process ... icy crust. The ...
Posted on 12 April 2017 | 7:12 am | Google News
NASA's Mission to Europa Enters Design Phase
A NASA mission that will send a probe to Jupiter's icy moon Europa recently passed a critical stage on its long journey to the Jovian system. Europa is one of a handful of locations in the solar system that scientists think could host an environment ...
Posted on 2 March 2017 | 12:30 pm | Google News
Can YOU spot the moon? Eagle-eyed astronomer finds Voyager 1 captured the first image of giant plumes on ...
Enceladus is Saturn's sixth largest moon, at 313 miles wide (504 kilometers). Cassini observations have revealed hydrothermal activity, with vents spewing water vapour and ice particles out from a global ocean buried beneath the icy crust. According to ...
Posted on 23 February 2017 | 5:16 pm | Google News
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