Back cover goes on the Huygens Probe
November 11, 2009
Attaching the Back Cover to the Huygens Probe. The gold-coloured blanket will help to control the Probe's temperature during the interplanetary cruise phase. The heat-resistant tiles covering the Front Shield will provide protection against the very high temperatures that will be generated during the entry into Titan's atmosphere.
Topics: Health Medical Pharma, Saturn, Space exploration, Huygens probe, Cassini–Huygens, Titan, Spacecraft