As Cassini spacecraft makes its final approach to Saturn, is passing by Titan for the last time.

September 12th, 2017|

The next opportunity to visit Titan again isn’t going to be untilĀ 2034 at a minimum.
And that’s assuming that a Titan probe gets selected as the next New Frontiers mission- which is not that likely, given that just 2 of the 12 entries are Titan probes, and that Titan is facing serious competition from worlds like […]

Massive hurricane on Saturn

December 30th, 2014|

The hurricane is about 20000 miles across, which is about 2.3 times the diameter of the earth. The eye that is in the picture is ~1750 miles across, which is about half the width of USA at the widest.