Saturn's moons are packed with mystery and alien landscapes, but as shown in this flyby observation of Titan, some surface features have a very Earth-like flavor.
New observations from NASA’s Saturn-orbiting Cassini spacecraft show what appear to be glints of sunlight bouncing off a wind-rippled lake on the moon Titan. Continue reading →
NASA's Saturn orbiter, the Cassini spacecraft, has has a stunning glimpse into Titan's thick atmosphere, revealing its vast lakes of liquid methane and ethane, plus possible analogs of terrestrial salt flats.
The first topographic map of the surface of Titan gives a fascinating new insight into Saturn's giant moon. Continue reading →
Since scientists confirmed Titan's oceans are made of liquid methane, they've longed to set sail and discover a new alien ocean.
The "classic" habitable zone is defined as the location around a star where a planet can sustain liquid water -- but this may not be the only life-supporting substance. Is there more than one habitable zone?
Using data from the Cassini spacecraft in orbit around Saturn and the Huygens probe that landed in 2005, scientists have found that Titan's atmosphere is much younger than the moon itself.
Tired of terrestrial vacations? We have the destination for you! A beautiful lake-side retreat on Saturn's moon, Titan. (We accept no liability for sickness and death associated with excessive methane inhalation.)
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