HOUSTON – Cassini, the long-running, NASA-led mission to Saturn, has detected 101 distinct geysers erupting from the south pole of Saturn’s moon Enceladus, pointing to the presence of an underground sea with open passageways to the surface. Eruptions of icy particles and vapor were first detected by Cassini in 2005. A new phase for the multinational mission set to begin in late 2016 is intended to take Cassini through the watery geyser plumes on successive orbits for further ...

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