Probe Sends Titan Images A European Space Agency probe is transmitting information and images after dropping by parachute to the surface of Titan, one of Saturn's moons. Mission scientists in Germany are getting data via the Cassini mothership orbiting Saturn. Hear NPR's Melissa Block and NPR's Richard Harris.
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Probe Sends Back Images from Titan

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Probe Sends Back Images from Titan

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Probe Sends Back Images from 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/University of Arizona hide caption

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A European Space Agency probe is transmitting information and images after dropping by parachute to the surface of Titan, one of Saturn's moons. Mission scientists in Germany are getting data via the Cassini mothership orbiting Saturn. Hear NPR's Melissa Block and NPR's Richard Harris.