Cassini Mission Project Scientist Linda Spilker returns with the latest discoveries at the beautiful ringed planet, its moons and its rings. Emily Lakdawalla has assembled a crazy animation of distant Earth from a long dormant but just reawakened space camera. Bill Nye the Science Guy provides ample evidence that space has become a marketplace. A family of accomplished astronomers provides the answer to this week’s space trivia contest in our What’s Up segment, along with a new opportunity to win OK Go swag.
NASA / JPL / Space Science Institute / Processed and assembled by Kevin M. Gill
Saturn from Cassini
Saturn from Cassini in 2004
NASA / JPL-Caltech / SSI
Red arcs on Tethys
Mysterious red streaks on Saturn’s moon Tethys imaged by the Cassini spacecraft.