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Title: Titan’s unique attraction: it is an ideal destination for humans
Primary Author: Julian Nott
Secondary Author(s): N/A
Institution: Nott Technology LLC
Date: October 1, 2009
Summary: With so many opportunities in the Solar System it may be hard to choose destinations. Titan has a one quality that sets it apart: it is uniquely suitable for humans. One reason for robotic Mars exploration is that humans will arrive in due course. An identical justification applies to exploring Titan
Panel Selection: Satellites: Galilean satellites, Titan, and the other satellites of the giant planets.
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