Happy 10th Year Anniversary, Huygens! Thanks For the Memories.

January 16, 2015 3:35 PM

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Happy 10th Year Anniversary, Huygens! Thanks For the Memories.

Ten years ago last January 14, 2005, a space probe was sent to check on Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, and to explore what’s behind those thick mists that perpetually enveloped the enigmatic satellite.

(Nobody knows anything about Titan until Huygens started taking pictures and sending them back to earth via its mother ship Cassini. On its way down to the moon’s surface, carried by a parachute, it was blown by strong winds and it was oscillating back and forth like a pendulum. It was greeted by a ...

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