View Full Version : Cassini Prepares For Close Flyby of Saturn's Geyser-Spewing Moon

2008-Aug-07, 08:03 PM
Saturn's tiny moon Enceladus is of big interest to planetary scientists trying to understand the dynamics of the moon's geysers and fissures. On August 11, the Cassini spacecraft will swoop by Enceladus for a close flyby, just 50 kilometers (30 miles) from the surface, with the fractures, or "tiger stripes" near the moon's south [...]

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