Extraterrestrial Ocean

SCIENCE A substantial ocean most likely exists beneath the icy surface of Saturn’s moon Enceladus, raising the possibility that extraterrestrial life exists in its briny depths. (National Geographic News) Use our resources to understand how astrobiologists are looking for life on Enceladus and elsewhere. Discussion Ideas The analysis of Enceladus’ icy surface and churning interior was done with the amazing Cassini spacecraft. Read through our … Continue reading Extraterrestrial Ocean

Now, Voyager: Spacecraft at Gateway to Galaxy

SCIENCE Voyager 1, a NASA spacecraft launched 36 years ago, is approaching the very edge of our solar system—a mysterious boundary called the heliosphere. (Nat Geo News) Read our short article and watch this three-minute video to learn a little about the Voyager missions and why this is such a tremendous moment in exploration. Discussion Ideas Watch our video on “Space Probes,” which describes the … Continue reading Now, Voyager: Spacecraft at Gateway to Galaxy