Tag Archives: Cassini

Goodbye Cassini, Thank You

Images credit & copyright: NASA/JPL. Many more images and links below. On October 15, 1997 a Titan IV (401)B lifted off from Cape Canaveral’s SLC-40 carrying what would become one of the most successful space probes in our history; Cassini. … Continue reading

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Now is the Time to Observe Saturn

Image credit & copyright: NASA/JPL Cassini Spacecraft. If you’re a fan of the night sky, you’ve been noticing the Saturn, Mars and Antares Trio as it’s been quite a treat for the past few months.  If you haven’t seen this … Continue reading

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Cassini; 10 Plus Years and Still Delivering

Images Credit & Copyright: NASA JPL Cassini Imaging Team. We’ve seen it before so we shouldn’t be surprised but this past week the folks at NASA’s Cassini Imaging Team delivered three gems in a row of the moons of Saturn … Continue reading

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THE SURREAL BECOMES REAL

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute/Cassini. Here’s a special treat today.  I was just thumbing through some images that I had from Cassini and I came across this wonder inspiring image taken by the Cassini spacecraft on January 11, … Continue reading

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ENCELADUS (ZOOM3-3)

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/JPL Cassini Mission. Well here it is…..this is where our journey to the surface of Saturn’s sixth largest moon Enceladus ends. This 7.5 mile diameter image of a section of the Baghdad sulcus was taken by … Continue reading

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ENCELAUS (ZOOM 2-3)

Image Credit & Copyright: NASA/JPL Cassini. Everyone really seemed to enjoy that image of ice moon Enceladus and Saturn so I think I’m going to turn this series into an impromptu ZOOM series. Sooooo let’s take a closer look at … Continue reading

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CASSINI 10 YEARS AROUND SATURN!

CASSINI 10 YEARS AROUND SATURN! Illustration Credit & Copyright: NASA/JPL-Caltech. CLICK illustration for larger view and look below for information and related links to include Cassini image databases. Unbelievable; October 15, 1997 I was stationed at Camp Pendleton, CA and … Continue reading

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