Titan

NASA is Continuing to Build the Titan Dragonfly Helicopter. Here are its Rotors

Ingenuity, the helicopter assisting NASA's Mars Perseverance rover on its mission, has been a huge success. It gathered the achievement…

3 weeks ago

New Images of Titan From JWST and Keck Telescopes Reveal a Rare Observation

Planetary scientists have greatly anticipated using the James Webb Space Telescope’s infrared vision to study Saturn’s enigmatic moon Titan and…

2 months ago

With JWST Fully Operational Again, we get Images Like This: Saturn’s Moon Titan

The James Webb's mid-infrared instrument (MIRI) is back online, and took a new image of Saturn's largest moon Titan!

2 months ago

Will Titan finally answer, ‘Are we alone?’

We recently examined how and why Jupiter’s moon, Europa, could answer the longstanding question: Are we alone? While this small…

4 months ago

Titan is an Alien World, but Surprisingly Familiar

Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, is a fascinating and mysterious world, a world literally shrouded in mystery due to thick clouds…

9 months ago

A Mission to Explore the Methane Lakes on Titan

Titan has become a center of increasing attention as of late.  Discoveries from Cassini have only increased interest in the…

1 year ago

A map of River Beds on Titan for Dragonfly to Explore

Explorers either have the benefit of having maps or the burden of creating them.  Similarly, space explorers have been building…

1 year ago

Accurately Forecasting the Weather on Mars and Titan

Even meteorologists who forecast the weather on Earth admit that they can’t always accurately predict the weather at a specific…

1 year ago

Dragonfly Mission has Some Ambitious Science Goals to Accomplish When it Arrives at Titan

As any good project manager will tell you, goals are necessary to complete any successful project.  The more audacious the…

1 year ago

A Titan Mission Could Refuel on Site and Return a Sample to Earth

As part of the 2021 NAIC proposals, NASA is investigating a concept for a sample-return mission to Titan that would…

2 years ago