Updated – Cassini/Huygen’s First Look At Titan’s Surface

January 14, 2005  Darmstadt, Germany - European Space Agency scientists celebrated today after the first raw images of the Cassini/Huygen space probe sent back the first images of Saturn's moon, Titan, which has been shrouded by thick atmosphere until now.

ESOC's Main Control Room (MCR) at 14:12 CET, 14 January 2005, as flight control staff wait for first data from Huygens probe as it descended to Titan's surface.
ESOC's Main Control Room (MCR) at 14:12 CET, 14 January 2005, as flight control staff wait for first data from Huygens probe as it descended to Titan's surface.
Composite of Titan's surface seen during descent on January 14, 2005.
Composite of Titan's surface seen during descent on January 14, 2005.

 

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