Cassini Flies by Titan Successfully

June 19, 2014 12:24 PM

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Cassini Flies by Titan Successfully

Early Wednesday morning, NASA's Cassini spacecraft successfully flew past Titan, so as to help the scientists learn more about the huge satellite's thick atmosphere and sea-studded surface.

It is more or less earth-like as it too has a thick atmosphere and a system of liquid lakes and seas on its surface, though its distance from the sun causes temperature to be too cold to sustain liquid water.

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