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Cassini detects propylene near Saturn moon

PASADENA (CNS) – The JPL-managed Cassini spacecraft detected propylene – a common component of some plastic products — in a far-off place: the atmosphere of Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, NASA announced today. The composite infrared […]


This artist rendering released by NASA shows NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft in space. (AP Photo/NASA)

NASA: Voyager 1 probe has left the solar system

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Voyager 1 has crossed a new frontier, becoming the first spacecraft ever to leave the solar system, NASA said Thursday. Thirty-six years after it was launched from Earth on a tour […]


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Say cheese: NASA wants group photo

PASADENA (CNS) – Scientists at NASA and Jet Propulsion Laboratory want everyone on Earth to pose for a picture next month, even though nobody will actually be seen in it. The July 19 portrait will […]


A hurricane at Saturn's North Pole (Photo credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute/Hampton University)

Monster hurricane watch at Saturn’s North Pole

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has captured stunning views of a monster hurricane at Saturn’s North Pole. The eye of the cyclone is an enormous 1,250 miles across. Watch a NASA-narrated video about it here.


GM recalls midsize cars to fix transmission cables

DETROIT (AP) – General Motors is recalling nearly 474,000 Chevrolet, Pontiac and Saturn cars to fix a transmission problem that can cause the cars to roll away unexpectedly. The recall affects 2007-2010 Chevrolet Malibus, Pontiac […]


Saturn moon Titan may harbor ocean below surface

AP) – Scientists reported Thursday on the strongest sign yet that Saturn’s giant moon may have a salty ocean beneath its chilly surface. If confirmed, it would catapult Titan into an elite class of solar […]



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