A trip to Saturn

The U.S. manned space program is at a standstill with the end of the space shuttle program, but that doesn’t mean the exploration of space has ended.

Here’s a recently released photo of the planet Saturn, taken by the Cassini orbiter (click on the photo to get the full effect):

And here’s a group of actual photo’s from the orbiter placed together the give the feel of traveling around the planet and through its rings:

Finally, click here, and listen to a giant lightning storm on the planet.