PIA10357: Comets and Enceladus - Similar Chemistry

Comets and Enceladus - Similar Chemistry


The Cassini-Huygens mission is a cooperative project of NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a division of the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, manages the mission for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington, D.C. The Cassini orbiter and its two onboard cameras were designed, developed and assembled at JPL. The imaging operations center is based at the Space Science Institute in Boulder, Colo.

Background Info:

For more information about the Cassini-Huygens mission visit http://saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/ . The Cassini imaging team homepage is at http://ciclops.org .

Cataloging Keywords:

Name Value Additional Values
Target Enceladus
System Saturn
Target Type Satellite Comet
Mission Cassini-Huygens
Instrument Host Cassini Orbiter
Host Type Orbiter
Instrument Ion and Neutral Mass Spectrometer (INMS)
Extra Keywords Color
Acquisition Date
Release Date 2008-03-26
Date in Caption
Image Credit NASA/JPL/SwRI
Source photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA10357
Identifier PIA10357