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Cassini Huygens Spacecraft

The Cassini–Huygens mission, commonly called Cassini, was a collaboration between NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA), and the Italian Space Agency (ASI) to send a probe to study the planet Saturn and its system, including its rings and natural satellites. The Flagship-class robotic spacecraft comprised both NASA's Cassini probe, and ESA's Huygens lander which landed on Saturn's largest moon, Titan. Cassini was the fourth space probe to visit Saturn and the first to enter its orbit. The craft were named after astronomers Giovanni Cassini and Christiaan Huygens.
  • Overview 

  • Naming 

  • Objectives 

  • History 

  • Spacecraft design 

  • Instruments 

  • Plutonium power source 

  • ''Huygens'' probe 

  • Selected events and discoveries 

  • Grand Finale and destruction 

  • Glossary