First images from Huygens, 14 January 2005

Fifth anniversary of the landing on Titan

14 January 2010

Five years ago today ESA’s Huygens probe reached the upper layer of Titan’s atmosphere and landed on the surface after a parachute descent of 2 hours and 28 minutes. As part of the joint NASA/ESA/ASI mission to Saturn and its moons, the Huygens probe was sent from the Cassini spacecraft to explore Titan, Saturn’s largest moon.

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