Dragonfly

What if Titan Dragonfly had a Fusion Engine?

A team of Princeton scientists have shown how a Direct Fusion Drive could greatly enhance the Dragonfly's exploration efforts on…

10 months ago

If Titan Has the Chemistry For Life, Dragonfly Could Find it

The highly-anticipated Dragonfly robotic rotocraft mission to Saturn's moon Titan is scheduled to launch in 2027. When it arrives in…

12 months ago

NASA has Built a Collection of Instruments That Will Search for Life Inside Europa and Enceladus

Scientists at NASA JPL and Colorado University have created a new instrument for finding signs of life, called the Ocean…

1 year ago

What’s the Right Depth to Search for Life on Icy Worlds?

Are we alone? Is there life beyond Earth? These are the questions that plague the very essence of science, and…

2 years 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…

2 years 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…

2 years 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…

2 years 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…

3 years ago

Titan’s Atmosphere Recreated in an Earth Laboratory

A recent study led by IBM-Zurich has recreated what goes on in Titan's atmosphere, which could help scientists find evidence…

3 years ago

Titan’s Atmosphere Has All the Ingredients For Life. But Not Life as We Know It

In a series of new studies on Saturn's moon Titan, researchers have found more indications that there could be exotic…

3 years ago