April 22nd, 2017:
Final 22 orbits begin
April 26th, 2017:
First Grand Finale Dive
May 24th, 2017:
Northern Summer Solstice begins
September 15th, 2017:
Atmospheric entry into Saturn
Less than 2 months before the Grand Finale begins!
The Cassini spacecraft will begin a daring attempt of passing between Saturn and the inner edge of the rings, after using Titan for gravitational assist.
March 2nd, 2017
How "impossible" clouds of C4N2 form in Titan's stratosphere
A type of cloud in Titan's stratosphere that was once thought to form under "impossible" conditions is suggested to form under special conditions involving HC3N and HCN ice solid-state chemistry
September 20th, 2016
Unveiling Titan's dunes and dynamical features in new Cassini images
Titan's 122nd flyby by Cassini in July 2016 reveiled some fascinating details about Titan's surface dunes and dynamical features
September 7th, 2016
The role of poly-HCN, from a theoretical approach!
This really interesting study published a month ago in PNAS, by Rahm et al. tries to solve the question of whether HCN can exist on Titan's surface and through which photochemical processes.