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BBC News: "Our Saturn Years"

On Friday, September 15th, the nearly twenty-year-long Cassini-Huygens mission came to an end when the probe sent into space by NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) completed a "death dive" into Saturn's atmosphere. Over the past thirteen years, Cassini has captured spectacular images and revealed previously unknown facts about the planet along with its rings and moons. BBC News has created...
Jewel of the Solar System - Saturn

The Exploratorium offers a unique portrayal of the Cassini-Huygens mission's discoveries of Saturn. Individuals can discover the details about Titan, the only known moon in the solar system with a substantial atmosphere. The Macromedia Flash Player enhanced tutorial about the rings and moons of Saturn is a fantastic addition to the website. Everyone can enjoy the web casts explaining the...
NASA: Cassini-Huygens Arrives at Saturn

This NASA web site provides an abundance of multimedia features, images, and news updates on the Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn. Users can discover amazing photographs of Saturn's largest moon, Titan; Saturn's rings; and much more. The site offers details about the mission's goal and schedule. Using Macromedia Flash Player, visitors can watch a terrific presentation about Saturn, its rings,...
Planetary Fact Sheets

Offered by the National Space Science Data Center of NASA, the Planetary Fact Sheets Web site contains helpful information for students studying astronomy. The site lists links to all of the planets, their satellites, and their rings, as well as to tables comparing all the planets. The planet pages contain a photograph and a simple list of dozens of facts such as mass, volume, distance to the...