Cassini’s Closest Remaining Flyby of Titan

 

NASA / JPL

NASA / JPL

UPDATE: THE IMAGES ARE IN! Click here to see them. Read the rest of this entry

Cassini’s 100th Flyby of Titan!

NASA / JPL

NASA / JPL

Are you ready for Cassini’s 100th flyby of Titan? (Wait… why is it the 100th flyby and not the 99thHere’s why.) Follow along with the latest information and images from this flyby on my Facebook event page: Titan (T-99) Flyby.

Quick Facts:

  • Name Titan (T-99) Flyby
  • Date March 6, 2014 [SCET]
  • Time 4:26 PM UTC
  • Altitude 932 miles (1,500 kilometers)
  • Speed 13,000 mph (5.8 km/sec)
  • Goal To learn more about Titan’s internal structure

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Looking for Changes on Ontario Lacus

Are you ready for Cassini’s second of 11 flybys this year? Feel free to follow along with the latest information and images from this flyby on my Facebook event page: Titan (T-98) Flyby.

Quick Facts:

  • Name Titan (T-98) Flyby
  • Date Febuary 2, 2014 [SCET]
  • Time 7:12 PM UTC
  • Altitude 768 miles (1,236 kilometers)
  • Speed 13,000 mph (5.8 km/sec)
  • Goal To look for changes to Ontario Lacus’ shoreline Read the rest of this entry
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