Cassini spacecraft reveals the bizarre vortex at the center of Saturn’s ‘hexagon’

2 years ago — 1 min read

NASA has showcased new images from its Cassini spacecraft that show the bizarre vortex at the top of Saturn's northern pole. Cassini was ~166,000 miles from Saturn when it took...

Cassini reveals 3-dimensionality in the clouds of Saturn for the first time

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

Cassini is entering the Grand Finale phase of its mission and getting closer to Saturn than ever before. Last Friday, for the first time ever, Cassini was able to reveal...

Voyagers 40th anniversary: 40 images

2 years ago — 20 min read

On August 20th, 1977, Voyager 2 was launched. Her sister spacecraft, Voyager 1, followed two weeks later. The goal of these two explorers was to shed light on the mysteries...