Enceladus Final Flybys

NASA's Cassini spacecraft made its final three flybys of Enceladus, the little moon that stunned scientists with the revelation it harbors a global ocean under its icy shell, active geysers of water-ice feeding one of Saturn's rings and the first tantalizing signs of hydrothermal activity beyond Earth. All these discoveries have vaulted Enceladus to one of the top future destinations for exploration and the search for signs of potential life beyond Earth.

Use the resources in this toolkit to make the most of Cassini's grand farewell to Enceladus.

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What has scientists so stoked about Enceladus? Here are some of the most intriguing findings scientists have made about Enceladus using data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft at Saturn.

 

Exploring Enceladus
 


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