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  1. detailed list of these encounters at the bottom of this post. Cassini moon flybys are made possible by a shift in Cassini's orbit that returns it to the plane of Saturn's rings. Orbiting in the ring plane means we'll get more awesome views like
  2. WHAT: Mars was once warm and wet, with water you could drink. Did life ever take hold here? If so, how would scientists find it in the vast, dry deserts of Mars today? Europa, a small moon of Jupiter, is wet now. Very wet. Current estimates suggest
  3. After nearly nine years in space, with most of that time spent in hibernation, the New Horizons spacecraft is about to awaken for its historic flyby of Pluto and Charon. Join Planetary Radio host Mat Kaplan for a special conversation originating at