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Understanding Saturn's moon Titan's seasons might provide insights about Earth's climate
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Understanding Saturn's moon Titan's seasons might provide insights about Earth's climate

Titan is the only body in the solar system, other than Earth, with a significant atmosphere and liquid surface lakes.

Saturn's moon Titan was shaped by similar geological processes as Earth: study
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Saturn's moon Titan was shaped by similar geological processes as Earth: study

The dunes and lakes on Titan were relatively young while mountainous terrain appeared older.

Saturn moon Titan's wonderfully wierd terrain and possibility of life make it so very Earth-like
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Saturn moon Titan's wonderfully wierd terrain and possibility of life make it so very Earth-like

Titan's visible exterior is 'one of the most geologically diverse' sights in the solar system.

A look back at the Voyager missions through 20 incredible images from 42 years ago
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A look back at the Voyager missions through 20 incredible images from 42 years ago

The mission was launched in 1977 and they have gone further than the Sun and our solar system.

Hubble captures five of Saturn's moons in a single, stunning photograph
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Hubble captures five of Saturn's moons in a single, stunning photograph

The ringed planet was captured by Hubble on 20 June, when Saturn was at its closest to Earth — 1.36 billion km away.

As twenty new moons discovered orbiting Saturn, hundreds more are waiting to be found
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As twenty new moons discovered orbiting Saturn, hundreds more are waiting to be found

This discovery means that the solar system’s biggest planet, Jupiter is no longer is the planet with the most moons.

NASA testing a new shape-shifting robot to explore Saturn's moon Titan in the future
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NASA testing a new shape-shifting robot to explore Saturn's moon Titan in the future

As per NASA, this new robot would be capable of morphing into multiple configurations.

NASA mission to Saturn's moon Titan with its Dragonfly drone will cost $1 billion
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NASA mission to Saturn's moon Titan with its Dragonfly drone will cost $1 billion

The dragonfly drone is as big as a land mower and it is built to last its mission life 2.7 years.

NASA's drone mission Dragonfly to Saturn's moon Titan likely to launch by 2026
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NASA's drone mission Dragonfly to Saturn's moon Titan likely to launch by 2026

The 590 kg drone won't land on Saturn's moon Titan that is 1.6 billion kilometres from Earth, until 2034.

NASA's Cassini mission data is still helping scientists understand the rings of  Saturn
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NASA's Cassini mission data is still helping scientists understand the rings of Saturn

Cassini was in space for 20 years and has provided information that scientists are still studying and understanding.

The Moon will be sharing sky-space with the two biggest planets this month
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The Moon will be sharing sky-space with the two biggest planets this month

These two events will be preparing us for 'The Great Conjunction' between Jupiter and Saturn next year.

Man clicks stunning picture of Saturn 'touching' the moon using a Samsung Galaxy S8
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Man clicks stunning picture of Saturn 'touching' the moon using a Samsung Galaxy S8

As Saturn edged toward the moon, Petersen recorded it in 60-frame-per-second video.

NASA's Cassini reveals details of a collection of mini-moons nestled between Saturn's rings
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NASA's Cassini reveals details of a collection of mini-moons nestled between Saturn's rings

The mini-moons —Pan, Daphnis, Atlas, Pandora, Epimetheus each measure between eight and 116 kms.

Could Saturn’s Moon Titan make a good home for the first human settlers in space?
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Could Saturn’s Moon Titan make a good home for the first human settlers in space?

Titan is the only place besides Earth known to have liquids in the form of lakes and seas on its surface.

Saturn spent almost an entire existence solo, before getting its stunning rings
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Saturn spent almost an entire existence solo, before getting its stunning rings

Saturn's primary rings appear to be just 10 million to 100 million years old, a new study has found.

NASA's Cassini discovers giant dust storms raging on Saturn's moon Titan's equator
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NASA's Cassini discovers giant dust storms raging on Saturn's moon Titan's equator

The pattern of dust storms along Titan's equator Cassini found resembles those seen on Earth & Mars.

NASA's Cassini finds six-sided vortex in atmosphere above Saturn's north pole
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NASA's Cassini finds six-sided vortex in atmosphere above Saturn's north pole

These first glimpses of a northern polar vortex in the atmosphere indicate it is growing.

Craters on Titan are prime locations to search for building blocks of life: Study
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Craters on Titan are prime locations to search for building blocks of life: Study

Large craters on Titan, are the prime locations to search for the building blocks of life.

Emmy Awards 2018 nominations: NASA's Cassini footage gets nod for Outstanding Original Interactive Program
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Emmy Awards 2018 nominations: NASA's Cassini footage gets nod for Outstanding Original Interactive Program

After running out of fuel, Cassini began a whole new mission — its Grand Finale, where it journeyed into the unknown and ended with a plunge into Saturn

NASA's coverage of Cassini spacecraft's final moments earns Emmy nomination
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NASA's coverage of Cassini spacecraft's final moments earns Emmy nomination

In 2017, after nearly 20 years in space, NASA's Cassini orbiter went out of fuel.