Here's What It Looks Like To Fall To Titan From Space

In honor of the Huygens probe's historic 2005 landing on the surface of Titan (Saturn's largest satellite, and the only moon in our solar system with a dense atmosphere), NASA has released a movie that recreates, with data collected by Huygens and the Cassini orbiter, a dramatic approach of the moon's surface from… » 1/14/15 2:30pm 1/14/15 2:30pm

Plunging Through Titan's Atmosphere

Nearly a decade after the Huygens probe barrelled through Titan's atmosphere, we're still getting fresh looks at Saturn's moon. This is a peek at Titan from different altitudes during the 147-minute descent on 14 January 2005, from above the clouds to landing in a soft, sandy riverbed. » 5/08/14 4:11pm 5/08/14 4:11pm

Watch this new animation of the Huygens probe as it lands on Titan

It's been eight years since the European Space Agency's Huygens probe landed on Saturn's largest moon, Titan. Now, to celebrate this anniversary, and to make sense of the data sent back to Earth, a new rendering has been put together by the ESA to show the landing in exquisitely precise detail. As you watch the… » 1/15/13 6:20am 1/15/13 6:20am

NASA's Probe Will Buzz Titan Landing Site

NASA may have failed to prove there's an underground ocean on Saturn's moon Enceladus, but now scientists claim they've found outstanding new evidence that there may be a vast ocean under the surface of Saturn's largest moon, Titan. In this newly released image, Titan peeks out from behind Saturn while another moon,… » 3/24/08 4:00pm 3/24/08 4:00pm