Is there possibly life on Enceladus? Although Cassini cannot directly detect whether there is, detecting “evidence of habitability” is exactly what the spacecraft is attempting to detect. This great video from the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory YouTube channel covers the detailed goals of the plume dive:
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Source: NASA.gov – “Seven Key Facts About Cassini’s Oct. 28 ‘Plume Dive’“