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14/01/2005 The Huygens probe lands on Saturn's moon Titan


Huygens on Titan: One year later


Titan Touchdown


What Huygens Saw On Titan - New Image Processing

The probe was a part of the Cassini–Huygens mission. It was the first spacecraft ever to land on Titan, furthest landing from Earth a spacecraft has ever made and the only landing accomplished in the outer Solar System. The probe was named after Dutch astronomer Christiaan Huygens who discovered the moon in 1655.
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    • Essentials 

    • Overview 

    • Findings 

    • Detailed ''Huygens'' activity timeline 

    • Instrumentation 

    • Spacecraft design 

    • Critical design flaw partially resolved 

    • Channel A data lost