Artist's concept of the E-19 Enceladus flyby

May 2, 2012

E-19 is a radio science (RSS) gravity flyby, one of three (along with E-9 and E-12) designed to understand the internal structure of Enceladus, particularly the concentration of mass under the south polar region, which may provide insight into the plume activity on the moon.

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Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

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