ESA Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary Of Huygens’ Landing On Titan

January 17, 2015 3:08 PM

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Ten years ago, European Space Agency’s (ESA) Huygens space probe entered the history books by landing on the surface of Titan, which is Saturn’s largest moon.

Huygens was an atmospheric entry probe that landed successfully on Titan on January 14th, 2005. It was part of the Cassini–Huygens mission and became the first spacecraft ever to land on Titan. The probe was named after the Dutch 17th-century astronomer Christiaan Huygens, who had discovered Titan i...

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