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Celebrate 61 years of humans in space, and take a look at the latest news from our exploration of the cosmos.
While NASA will launch Dragonfly later this decade to Titan, another potentially habitable moon of Saturn, no space agency is currently funding a mission to Enceladus.
Intriguing moons that may hide water beneath their surfaces, and what it takes to visit them.
Ocean worlds are among the best candidates to search for life.
Saturn’s moon Enceladus has some intriguing features: snow, ice, geysers, stripes and much more, all waiting to be further explored.
Earth isn't the only planet with snow. From Io to Enceladus, here's where snow can be found in our solar system.
While missions are achieving new things, the cosmos reminds us that some things are universal.
Taking a look at volcanic worlds in our solar system and exoplanets that might crack under pressure.
An up-close look at volcanoes in space and how they differ from those on Earth.
Look at some extraordinary views from space and imagine what you’d see if you had the best seat on SpaceX’s Dragon capsule.
Looking at planets and moons from near and far, and figuring out how to get all the way out there.
New research says methane levels detected in the plumes of one of Saturn's moons, Enceladus, might point to a habitable world.
Saturn’s icy moon invites further study, and The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 spacecraft celebrates an anniversary.
A team of scientists are pitching NASA a mission that would sample Enceladus' plumes from orbit and the surface.
Feast your eyes on these images from space, catch up on the latest in exploration news, and get the lowdown on what’s up in the night sky.
Imagine 2 icy worlds far from the Sun. Their serene, blue atmospheres. Huge, ominous-looking storms. Tantalizing glimpses of moons with exotic, icy terrains. Delicate sets of encircling rings.
If you're expecting to gather with extended family on Thanksgiving, avoid the politics. Here are some conversation starters to use at the dinner table that everyone can engage in.
SpaceX's Falcon Heavy is not just for big payloads, it can also throw light things into space very fast. And that has significant implications for the exploration of distant destinations in our outer solar system—particularly the ocean moons of the giant planets.
Google Maps released several new map products that allow you to see the locations of named features on many solar system planets and non-planets, spinning them around in space with your mouse.
NASA's Cassini spacecraft sniffed out molecular hydrogen spewing from Enceladus' subsurface ocean. The discovery means Saturn's moon has all the basic ingredients needed to support life.