Saturn now has 82 known satellites
Some of Saturn’s moons are glazed with the ice from the planet’s rings
This finding has come from the legendary data left behind by NASA’s historic Cassini spacecraft
What if our Moon had its own moon?
Astronomers have explored the physical and orbital constraints of “submoons” around other moons
Book review: Haynes Owners’ Workshop Manual Cassini-Huygens
With the spacecraft ready to make its dramatic descent into Saturn’s atmosphere, check out Haynes’ latest publication – available now!
Cassini starts ‘diving’ into Saturn’s rings ahead of grand mission finale
A thrilling ride is about to begin for NASA’s spacecraft…
Astronomers find Haumea’s lunar system to be smaller than expected
The dwarf planet on the edge of our Solar System, doesn’t have the same kind of moons as its well-known cousin Pluto according to a new study
Do exoplanets have moons?
We find out if worlds outside our Solar System host natural satellites
Cassini releases stunning image of Saturnian moons
While Tethys and Janus are made of more or less the same materials, they are very different worlds
New Horizons Update: Spacecraft uncovers new findings about Pluto and its moons
Five months after the spacecraft flew past Pluto, knowledge about the distant system continues to unfold
New Horizons Update: Spacecraft catches sight of wandering Kuiper Belt object
The spacecraft recently took the closest images ever of a distant target
Mars’ moon Phobos found to be falling apart
The long, shallow grooves lining the satellite’s surface are likely early signs of the structural failure that will ultimately destroy this moon of Mars
New Horizons Update: Pluto’s moons found to spin wildly
The tranquil conditions of the Moon’s orbit don’t apply to Pluto’s small natural satellites
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Spacecraft finds Saturn ring to be unlike the others
NASA’s Cassini has found out something odd about the planet’s A ring
New Horizons Update: Spacecraft shows how big Pluto really is
The debate surrounding Pluto’s size has finally been settled, according to brand new results returned by the spacecraft
Did New Horizons study Jupiter during its flyby?
We take a look to see if the spacecraft collected any data from Jupiter on the way to the dwarf planet
Why are Uranus’ moons named after Shakespearean characters?
We find out how the ice giant’s moons got their names
Can we grow food on Mars?
If we are ever to colonise Mars, we will need to grow food – but will that be possible?
Moonlets born and killed in ring of Saturn, suggest SETI
NASA’s Cassini and Voyager missions point to some chaotic activity in Saturn’s F ring
How did Saturn’s rings form?
How did this beautiful gas planet get its stunning rings?