Stories tagged: Saturn
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 9:14 p.m.
Cassini Spacecraft’s long tour comes to an end
Washington State University alumnus and professor emeritus at the University of Idaho David Atkinson talks about sentimental end of trip for the Cassini Spacecraft.
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 4:36 p.m.
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft nears a fiery, brutal end, when it will plunge into Saturn
After 13 years of observing Saturn, its rings and its myriad moons, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is less than three weeks away from a fiery, brutal end.
Thu., April 27, 2017, 9:54 a.m.
Spacecraft survives unprecedented trip between Saturn, rings
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has survived an unprecedented trip between Saturn and its rings, and has amazing pictures to show for it.
UPDATED: Wed., April 26, 2017, 10:01 a.m.
Spacecraft flies between Saturn and rings in historic 1st
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has ventured into the never-before-explored region between Saturn and its rings.
Fri., April 21, 2017, 3:33 p.m.
Last adventure ahead for NASA’s Cassini spacecraft at Saturn
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft faces one last perilous adventure around Saturn. Cassini swings past Saturn’s mega moon Titan early Saturday for a gravity-assisted, orbit-tweaking nudge.
Fri., April 14, 2017, 5:33 a.m.
Ocean world near Saturn top contender for life beyond Earth
A tiny, ice-encrusted ocean world orbiting Saturn is now a hotter-than-ever candidate for potential life.
Fri., Sept. 6, 2013
Astronomical club offers guided tour of night sky
Steptoe Butte offers remarkable skyward views, too. A state park ranger and stargazers from the Spokane Astronomical Society will gather Saturday evening on the 150-acre butte north of Colfax to …
Tue., Jan. 26, 2010
Downtown Spokane dealership down to its last new Saturn
The last new Saturn for sale in Spokane is black, turbo-charged and marked down $7,000. The odometer reads 38 miles. John Agost, general manager of what is now Barton Automotive …
Tue., Oct. 6, 2009, 7:08 a.m.
Neighboring planets to be noticeable in pre-dawn sky
Three of Earth’s nearest celestial neighbors will be visible as a group in the morning twilight this week, astronomers said.