Chris McKitterick (mckitterick) wrote,
Chris McKitterick
mckitterick

Happy Birthday, Cassini-Huygens!

On this day in 2004, The Cassini orbiter released the Huygens probe to study Saturn's largest moon, Titan. It's been an awesome ride! Here's an early image that sees through Titan's atmosphere:

Click the image to see the story.

This is charming! The Cassini-Huygens mission sends holiday greetings:

Click the image to see the official Cassini-Huygens site.

Happy Holidays,
Chris
Tags: astronomy
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