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Cassini at Saturn : Huygens results

Author: David M Harland
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer ; Chichester, UK : Published in association with Praxis Pub., ©2007.
Series: Springer-Praxis books in space exploration.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Cassini spacecraft entered orbit around Saturn on 1 July 2004. Several months later it released the Huygens probe which, on 14 January 2005, parachuted through the clouds of Saturn's largest moon, Titan, and successfully landed on its surface." "In Cassini at Saturn - Huygens Results, David Harland tells the story of this craft's journey to the surface of one of the most enigmatic bodies on the Solar System.  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David M Harland
ISBN: 038726129X 9780387261294
OCLC Number: 123441607
Description: xx, 403 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Saturn from afar --
First close look --
Saturn revealed --
The Titans --
Cassini-Huygens.
Series Title: Springer-Praxis books in space exploration.
Responsibility: David M. Harland.

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Brings the story of the Cassini-Huygens mission and their joint exploration of the Saturnian system right up to date. This title combines a review of previous knowledge of Saturn, its rings and  Read more...
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From the reviews: "Noted space historian Harland has updated his book, Mission to Saturn ... writing a fascinating, detailed, and well-developed history of Saturn ... . Written for the intelligent Read more...

 
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