Solar System Exploration
JPL's lucky peanuts are an unofficial tradition at big mission events.
What Are JPL's Lucky Peanuts?
The next full Moon is the Hunter's Moon, the Travel Moon, and the Lucy Moon.
Full Moon Guide: October - November 2021
The Next Full Moon is the Harvest Moon, the Fruit Moon, the Barley Moon, and the Corn Moon.
Full Moon Guide: September - October 2021
This page showcases our resources for those interested in learning more about Saturn and Titan.
Saturn and Titan Resources
Voyager 2 made its closest approach to Saturn on Aug. 25, 1981. The mission revealed a planet so phenomenal scientists had to go back.
40 Years On, Remembering Voyager's Legacy at Saturn
The Next Full Moon is a Blue Moon, and is also known as the Hungry Ghost Moon.
Full Moon Guide: August - September 2021
The next full Moon goes by many names including the Buck Moon.
Full Moon Guide: July – August 2021
Researchers at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland have imagined a new, early-stage concept for a lander to Saturn’s moon Titan.
Glenn Researchers Study New, Futuristic Concept to Explore Titan
Hubble is giving astronomers a view of changes in Saturn’s vast and turbulent atmosphere as the planet’s northern hemisphere summer transitions to fall.
Hubble Sees Changing Seasons on Saturn
Whether you're doing it for the nerd cred or the pie, this week on #10Things, we've got all the ways you can celebrate #PiDay with NASA.
10 Ways to Celebrate Pi Day with NASA on March 14
They focus on our star, but three of NASA’s Sun-watching spacecraft have also captured unique views of the planets.
Unique Solar System Views from Sun-Watching Spacecraft
Jupiter, left, and Saturn, right, above Chapel Hill, North Carolina, during the “great conjunction.”
Saturn and Jupiter's Great Conjunction
Skywatchers are in for a treat soon as Jupiter and Saturn appear to merge into what's become popularly known as the "Christmas Star."
The Great Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn
Tips for photographing the sky during December's conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter
How to Photograph the Conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter
New research on nine craters on Saturn's largest moon Titan provides details about how weathering affects the surface – and what lies beneath.
Impact Craters Reveal Details of Titan's Dynamic Surface Weathering
NASA scientists have identified a molecule in Titan’s atmosphere that has never been detected in any other atmosphere.
NASA Scientists Discover ‘Weird' Molecule in Titan's Atmosphere
The next full Moon will be on the morning of Halloween, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, The Moon will appear full for about three days, making this a full Moon weekend.
October 2020 - Part II: The Next Full Moon is a Halloween Hunter's Moon and "Micro" Moon
Dragonfly is a NASA mission to deliver a rotorcraft to Saturn’s moon Titan to advance our search for the building blocks of life
Dragonfly Launch Moved to 2027
Cassini mission data provides strong evidence that the northern hemisphere of the moon has been resurfaced with ice from its interior.
Infrared Eyes on Enceladus: Hints of Fresh Ice in Northern Hemisphere
Scientists have developed a new prediction of the shape of the bubble surrounding our solar system.
Uncovering Our Solar System's Shape
The next full Moon will be midday on Monday, August 3, 2020.
August 2020: The Next Full Moon is the Sturgeon Moon
This image of Saturn was taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope on July 4, 2020, when the planet was 839 million miles from Earth.
Hubble Sees Summertime on Saturn
The next full Moon will be early Sunday morning, July 5, 2020. There also will be a partial penumbral eclipse of the Moon.
July 2020: The Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon
Planetary scientists have learned something significant: More than a quarter of the exoplanets they studied could be ocean worlds.
Are Ocean Planets Common? It's Likely, NASA Scientists Find
Using data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, scientists found Titan drifting away from Saturn a hundred times faster than previously understood.
Saturn's Moon Titan Drifting Away Faster Than Previously Thought