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Fraser
2005-Feb-16, 06:04 PM
SUMMARY: NASA's Cassini spacecraft made its fourth flyby of Titan, Saturn's largest moon, on Tuesday. At its closest approach, the spacecraft swept past the surface at an altitude of only 1,580 km (982 miles). It took images that will help scientists study the moon's clouds, atmosphere and surface structures. NASA is also hoping Cassini will be able to spot where Huygens landed on Titan in January, to give researchers a better idea of the terrain that the probe landed in.

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Ola D.
2005-Feb-16, 10:25 PM
Originally posted by fraser@Feb 16 2005, 06:04 PM
NASA is also hoping Cassini will be able to spot where Huygens landed on Titan in January, to give researchers a better idea of the terrain that the probe landed in.

That's great! Looking forward to what they'll find.

Spacemad
2005-Feb-21, 08:38 AM
I see they found their first big crater on Titan since this mission began! Scientists also think the surface of Titan is very young - something that surprised them!