Voyager 1 might have seen Enceladus’ icy plumes 25 years early

On Feb. 17, 2005, NASA's Cassini spacecraft was making the first-ever close pass over Saturn's moon Enceladus as it worked through its detailed survey of the planet's icy satellites. Exciting, to be sure, just for the thrill of exploration. But then Cassini's magnetometer instrument noticed something odd.

How NASA's Cassini Saturn mission found a new target in the search for habitable worlds beyond Earth

On Feb. 17, 2005, NASA's Cassini spacecraft was making the first-ever close pass over Saturn's moon Enceladus as it worked through its detailed survey of the planet's icy satellites. Exciting, ...

Fri 17 Feb 17 from Phys.org

Saturn's Mysterious Hexagon Gets a Close-Up in New Cassini Photo

Saturn's north pole sits smack-dab in the center of a strange, six-sided structure that scientists don't quite understand, and a new photo shines the spotlight on this mysterious feature.

Mon 27 Feb 17 from SPACE.com

Voyager 1 captured first image of Enceladus plume in 1980

Researchers were stunned to find an image of the moon's giants plumes in the background on a 1980 Voyager 1 picture.

Thu 23 Feb 17 from Daily Mail

Saturn's Icy Moon Enceladus, a Possible Home for Life, Shines in Photo

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.

Fri 17 Feb 17 from SPACE.com

An Ice World…With an Ocean?

How a puzzling sensor reading transformed NASA's Cassini Saturn mission and created a new target in the search for habitable worlds beyond Earth.

Tue 21 Feb 17 from Astrobiology Magazine

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