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Cassini Spots Mini Nile River on Titan

December 12th, 2012 | Posted by admin in all news | cassini - (0 Comments)

Scientists of the Cassini mission have spotted a river valley on Saturn’s moon Titan that stretches more than 400 km and looks like the Nile River.
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NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has discovered the best evidence yet for a large-scale saltwater reservoir beneath the icy crust of Saturn’s moon Enceladus. The data came from the spacecraft’s direct analysis of salt-rich ice grains close to the jets ejected from the moon.
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