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Huygens Lands On Titan

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"14 January 2005 ESA PR 03-2005. Today, after its seven-year journey through the Solar System on board the Cassini spacecraft, ESA’s Huygens probe has successfully descended through the atmosphere of Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, and safely landed on its surface."

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I'm still waiting for a pair of eyes and a big fricken claw in one of these pictures biggrin.gif

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Can you imagine that place? Hundreds of degrees below zero, seas of gasoline and Saturn looming on the horizon? Absolutely stunning. I wish that there was better image quality with the attached camera, but it is still an amazing endeavor.

The ESA posted sound too biggrin.gif


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