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Cassini-Huygens Mission to Saturn and Titan

The Space Telescope Science Institute and National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Jet Propulsion Laboratory contain sites of current interest related to the stars and planets. A UCLA-led team using cameras recently installed aboard the Hubble Space Telescope has identified a massive star approximately 25,000 light-years from Earth. Named the "Pistol Star" for the pistol-shaped nebula...
ESA: Cassini - Huygens

The European Space Agency (ESA) promotes the Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn. Researchers can find three-dimensional images and also descriptions of the spacecraft, instruments, and the launcher. Students can learn about the atmosphere and surface of Saturn and its largest moon, Titan. The website offers animations and news articles about the missions as well as numerous videos exploring the...
Jewel of the Solar System - Saturn

The Exploratorium offers a unique portrayal of the Cassini-Huygens mission's discoveries of Saturn. Individuals can discover the details about Titan, the only known moon in the solar system with a substantial atmosphere. The Macromedia Flash Player enhanced tutorial about the rings and moons of Saturn is a fantastic addition to the website. Everyone can enjoy the web casts explaining the...
NASA: Cassini-Huygens Arrives at Saturn

This NASA web site provides an abundance of multimedia features, images, and news updates on the Cassini-Huygens mission to Saturn. Users can discover amazing photographs of Saturn's largest moon, Titan; Saturn's rings; and much more. The site offers details about the mission's goal and schedule. Using Macromedia Flash Player, visitors can watch a terrific presentation about Saturn, its rings,...