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TSSM
Titan Saturn System Mission Mission to Saturn

Goals: NASA's Titan Saturn System Mission (TSSM) is a mission concept that would explore Titan's Earth-like system with combined observations by an orbiter, a balloon and a lake lander. The mission would examine the moon's organics and explore the magnetosphere of Saturn and its connection to Titan and Enceladus in order to gain a better understanding of Titan's origin and evolution.

Accomplishments: This mission is a concept that could be used to further science goals to further study the mysteries of Saturn and its largest moon Titan.


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This is a mission concept. No launch date has been determined yet.
Fast Facts
TSSM Facts Titan is the biggest of the known moons orbiting Saturn.

Titan is the only known moon with a fully developed Earth-like atmosphere that consists of more than just trace gases.

Evidence gathered by Cassini and the Huygens probe suggests that the geology of Titan may be a close match to Earth -- before life appeared on our home planet.
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