European Space Probe Lands on Saturn's Titan

This unprocessed image of Saturn's moon Titan is one of the first sent by Huygens.

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.

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