Source: Image Credit: NASA/UMD/Nick Schmerr (left) NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute (right)
Published: June 9, 2021

Alaska’s Gulkana Glacier and Saturn’s moon Enceladus have secrets in common: liquid water concealed by a thick layer of dirty, rocky ice. Icequake-detecting experiments at Gulkana Glacier lay the groundwork for future measurements on Enceladus-- but no lander has yet touched down on that frozen world.

This image of Enceladus was taken from about 14,000 kilometers (9,000 miles) away. Its scale is 81 meters (267 feet) per pixel.

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