NASA is now releasing a new image from Cassini a day. On May 10, Cassini imaged the shadows of Saturn’s rings on its surface and also the swirling bands of the planet’s atmosphere. Cassini is now officially in the Saturn planetary system as the gravity of Saturn holds more sway than the gravity of the Sun.
Richard Leis is a writer and poet living in Tucson, Arizona. His poetry has been published in Impossible Archetype and is forthcoming from The Laurel Review. A piece of flash fiction is forthcoming from Cold Creek Review. His essays about fairy tales and technology have been published online at Tiny Donkey and Fairy Tale Review’s “Fairy-Tale Files.” Richard is also Downlink Lead for HiRISE at the University of Arizona. View all posts by Richard Leis