Probing Titan’s Atmosphere

NASA / JPL / Val Klavans

 

Q U I C K   F A C T S

  • Date : July 19, 2014 (12:40 PM UTC) – July 21, 2014 (10:40 AM UTC)
  • Time of Closest Approach : July 19, 2014 @ 10:40 PM UTC
    (What time Cassini is closest to Titan)
  • Altitude at Closest Approach : 3,171 miles (5,103 kilometers)
  • Speed : 13,000 mph (5.8 km/sec)
  • Goal : To learn more about Titan’s atmosphere

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Cassini Tunes In to Radio Titan Again!

NASA / JPL / Val Klavans

Q U I C K   F A C T S

  • Date : June 17, 2014 (3:28 PM UTC) – June 19, 2014 (1:28 PM UTC)
  • Time of Closest Approach : June 18, 2014 @ 1:28 PM UTC
    (What time Cassini is closest to Titan)
  • Altitude at Closest Approach : 2,274 miles (3,659 kilometers)
  • Speed : 13,000 mph (5.8 km/sec)
  • Goal : To learn more about Titan’s surface and atmosphere

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This Month Through Cassini’s Eyes: May 2014

Cassini is always sending back amazing photos of the Saturn system. Check out last month’s views!

See the latest raw images straight from the Cassini spacecraft right here.

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