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European Space Probe Lands on Saturn's Titan

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European Space Probe Lands on Saturn's Titan

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European Space Probe Lands on Saturn's Titan

European Space Probe Lands on Saturn's Titan

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This unprocessed image of Saturn's moon Titan is one of the first sent by the European space probe Huygens, Jan. 14, 2005. ESA/NASA/U. of Arizona hide caption

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Touchdown on Titan

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The European space probe Huygens arrives at Titan, Saturn's biggest moon. Radio telescopes confirm that the probe is beaming data to its mother ship. This is the climax of a risky mission to explore one of the most mysterious places in our solar system. Hear NPR's Richard Harris.