Solar System Exploration
Great Red Spot
September 17, 2004
Great Red Spot
This movie, comprised of several detailed images taken by Cassini's radar instrument, shows bodies of liquid near Titan's north pole.
Radar Shows Evidence of Seas
The four changes of the seasons, related to the position of sunlight on the planet, are captured in this view from geosynchronous Earth orbit by EUMETSAT's Meteosat-9 satellite.
Seeing Equinoxes and Solstices from Space
Jets of icy particles burst from Saturn's moon Enceladus in this brief movie sequence of four images taken on Nov. 27, 2005.
Enceladus Plume Movie
This still from a movie shows an image taken by NASA's Dawn spacecraft layered on a digital terrain model of an unusual hill containing a dark-rayed impact crater and nearby dark deposit on asteroi...
Dark Hill on Asteroid Vesta Movie
: This mosaic combines views captured by Cassini as it made the first dive of the mission's Grand Finale on April 26, 2017, and shows details in bands and swirls in the atmosphere.
Cassini Noodle Mosaic of Saturn
Since the 1960’s, scientists have suspected that frozen water could survive in cold, dark craters at the Moon’s poles.
Water on the Moon
Bennu's Journey is a 6-minute animated movie about NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission, asteroid Bennu, and the formation of our solar system.
Cassini mission planners created this animation to showcase Cassini's final 22 orbits - the mission's Grand Finale.
Grand Finale Orbits Petal Plot
As NASA marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, here are five things to know about the Moon that you can share with others.
What's Up Video: July 2019 Skywatching Tips from NASA
For 13 years the spacecraft’s incredible, truly otherworldly images have revealed the wonder of Saturn in surprising, often awe-inspiring ways.
Cassini: The Wonder of Saturn (Video)
This animation of Vesta is made from images taken with Dawn's framing camera.
Vesta's Coat of Many Colors
Cassini stares deep into the swirling hurricane-like vortex at Saturn's south pole, where the vertical structure of the clouds is highlighted by shadows.
Looking Saturn in the Eye
Bands of eastward and westward winds on Jupiter appear as concentric rotating circles in a movie composed of Cassini images which have been reprojected to appear as if the viewer were floating over...
Jupiter Polar Winds Movie
Mark Hofstadter describes the lure of science -- of discovering something new -- and his path to becoming a planetary scientist.
Through the Eyes of Scientists - Meet Mark Hofstadter
Watch the NASA-JPL press briefing announcing Cassini's final orbits recorded at JPL on April 4, 2017.
Grand Finale Preview Press Conference (April 4, 2017)
An update on findings from Cassini's latest flyby of Saturn's largest moon, Titan.
Cassini at Saturn Sept. 22, 2006
In this movie, strung together from a series of images provided by the framing camera on NASA's Dawn spacecraft, we see a full rotation of Vesta, which occurs over the course of roughly five hours.
Vesta Full Rotation Movie
With Cassini’s exploration of Saturn coming to a dashing end in a few months, the mission team scheduled an “All Cassini Plus Alumni” group photo on Wednesday, June 21,2017 to commemorate the event.
Behind the Scenes: Cassini Group Photo
Take a flight over dwarf planet Ceres in this video made with images from NASA's Dawn spacecraft.
Flight Over Dwarf Planet Ceres
Celebrate Earth Day 2018 with these images of Earth from afar.
Earth from Afar
Cassini mission leads Earl Maize and Linda Spilker talked about the spacecraft's epic journey and science - and the exciting two-part grand finale.
Revealing Saturn: Cassini's Grand Finale (Video)
While NASA's Cassini spacecraft was pointed to study Saturn's F ring, it happened to catch a globular star cluster passing through the camera's field of view.
Catching a Cluster of Stars
This animation, from Cassini's navigation team, shows the spacecraft's final orbits in 2016 and 2017.
Final Orbits: Cassini Grand Finale (Animation)
Seeking skywatching highlights in June 2020? Look for the Summer Triangle, keep tabs on the morning planets and June 20 brings the solstice.
What's Up: June 2020 [Video]
This animation shows "beacons" of hot air seen in the infrared that appeared during a great springtime storm on Saturn from January 2011 to March 2012.
Infrared Hotspots in a Monster Saturn Storm
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NASA Satellite's Lone View of Betelgeuse Reveals More Strange Behavior
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Ingenuity received a checkout and recharged its power system on Aug. 7, one week into its near seven-month journey to Mars.
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Hubble Gives New Clues About Betelgeuse's Mysterious Dimming