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View Full Version : Images from Enceladus ‘Plume Dive’ Courtesy of Cassini



Fraser
2015-Oct-30, 04:34 PM
Oh, to hitch a ride aboard NASA’s Cassini spacecraft this week. The Saturn orbiting sentinel recently completed an amazing series of passes near the enigmatic ice-covered moon Enceladus, including a daredevil dive only 49 km (31 miles) above the southern pole of the moon and through an ice geyser. Images of the dramatic flyby were […]

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Spacedude
2015-Oct-30, 09:26 PM
Just too cool, or should I say steely cold? Amazing that Cassini could cut through the ice geyser without damage. Ice particles there are so fine it's of little effect?