First Images from Titan
November 16, 2009
This is one of the first raw images returned by the ESA Huygens probe during its successful descent. It was taken at an altitude of 8 kilometres with a resolution of 20 metres per pixel. It shows what could be the landing site, with shorelines and boundaries between raised ground and flooded plains.
Topics: Huygens probe, Moons of Saturn, ESA, Cassini–Huygens timeline, Cassini–Huygens, Titan, European Space Agency, Space exploration