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New Horizon's first science results, the small sat 'revolution' continues, China's titanic radio dish....

16 Oct 2015, 07:13 UTC
New Horizon's first science results, the small sat 'revolution' continues, China's titanic radio dish....
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If you enjoyed this then please share it on facebook, twitter, or you favourite social media! New images from Enceladus show weirdly deformed landscapeEarlier in the week I mentioned that the Cassini spacecraft was about to fly by Saturn's ocean bearing moon, Enceladus, and take the first ever images of its north polar region. The point is to look for geological clues to the energy source that Keeps the moon's interior warm and its ocean liquid. But I wasn't expecting the images of the bizarre terrain that has been streaming back to Earth over the last 24 hours: Above: The Northern polar region of Enceladus. Or possibly an extreme close up of mouldy bread -  these worlds just keep getting stranger... Courtesy of NASA/JPLFor mosaics showing where on Enceladus these terrains are located (courtesy of jccwrt on unmanned spaceflight.com), check out this link. For the raw images go to the title link. I can't wait to hear what the story behind this landscape is!First science results from New Horizons are out!Although we've heard a lot from New Horizons in recent months - ever since its ground breaking fly through of the system of moons orbiting the dwarf planet Pluto - ...

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