Mission to Saturn
Cassini and the Huygens Probe
By (author) David M. Harland
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Mission to Saturn by David M. Harland
Book DescriptionSaturn is back in the news! The Cassini/Huygens spacecraft, a joint venture by NASA and the European Space Agency, is on its way to Saturn, where it will arrive in July 2004. During 2005 it will explore beneath the clouds of Titan, Saturn's largest moon and potential home for extraterrestrial life. Written by an established space historian and experienced author, Mission To Saturn - Cassini and the Huygens Probe is an up-to-date and timely review of our knowledge of Saturn and its enigmatic moon, Titan, on which the Huygens probe will land to search for prebiotic chemistry or even life. It explains how the mission was planned, how it will operate and, as the spacecraft nears its target, puts into context the discoveries that are sure to follow from this once-in-a-lifetime mission.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781852336561
(235mm x 155mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Springer London Ltd
Publisher: Springer London Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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