Iapetus mosaic

September 16, 2007

Take a look at this huge mosaic of Iapetus the Saturn moon with the “Death Star” like appearance.  That one crater you’ve seen before in Voyager images shows TWO craters.  Here are two blog posts of this image taken September 10th, 2007 by Cassini.

The Planetary Society

Bad Astronomy

Arm-chair geologists and space explorers have fun with this one!


Science and Technology Intro

September 16, 2007

This category is for anything related to science or technology.  This includes space science news.  How close are we getting to what we see depicted in our science fiction shows?