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Science. CASSINI-HUYGENS mission

Jan 10. 2012 

Artist view of Huygens probe's descent on Titan. After separation from Cassini, Huygens continued its voyage to enter Titan's orange-tinged atmosphere and dropped below its dense cloudbank. Cassini-Huygens is a joint NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) /ESA (European Space Agency) and ASI (Agenzia Spaziale Italiana) robotic exploration mission to study the Saturn system and its moons, in particular Titan. Cassini-Huygens spacecraft consists of two main elements : Cassini orbiter and Huygens probe.

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