Rain falls from Saturn's rings—and a dying spacecraft tasted it loading...
Rain falls from Saturn's rings—and a dying spacecraft tasted it
As it plunged to its doom, NASA’s Cassini probe performed final tasks that are revealing secrets about the planet’s famed rings.
Right Stuff for Life Found on Small Saturn Moon loading...
Right Stuff for Life Found on Small Saturn Moon
Data from a dead spacecraft suggest that this world may be the best place besides Earth for life as we know it.
Ringless Saturn? The Planet's Famous Feature May Be Surprisingly Young. loading...
Ringless Saturn? The Planet's Famous Feature May Be Surprisingly Young.
The signature ring system may be no older than the age of dinosaurs.
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How To Watch Cassini's Grand Finale At Saturn
Tune in here to see the last pictures and data beamed home from the NASA spacecraft.
How NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Will Meet Its Fiery End loading...
How NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Will Meet Its Fiery End
After 13 years exploring Saturn, the probe will dive deep into the planet’s atmosphere for its explosive "grand finale."
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What Did The Moon See When the Eclipse Happened?
NASA’s Luna Renaissance Orbiter captured the footage
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NASA Probe Spies Giant Hurricane on Saturn
New views of the gas giant's hurricane will shed light on similar storms on Earth.
About Saturn

Saturn is made up of thousands of unique and complex rings making it a truly beautiful planet. Saturn is mostly made up of hydrogen and helium with a volume 750 times greater than Earth.

The creation of Saturn’s rings was caused by the gravitational influence of Saturns moon, Mimas. The rings are 4,800 Kilometres wide. Saturn gets its yellow and gold bands from high speed winds combined with rising heat.

Saturn has a dense centre made up of rock, ice, water and other compressed compounds, similar to Jupiter but much smaller. Saturn got its name from the Roman God of wealth and agriculture.

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