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Titan River Channel
Titan River Channel (click to enlarge)
 
 

Titan River Channel
Date: 21 Jan 2005

This mosaic of three frames provides unprecedented detail of the high ridge area including the flow down into a major river channel from different sources.


What Scientists/Engineers Say About This Image:


"I am sometimes disappointed by how so few of the public know that we landed on Titan. We actually parachuted through the atmosphere of Titan and landed on the surface near a giant methane lake. We saw methane rivers, and it was raining as the probe fell down. It is absolutely incredible that there is a little spacecraft on Titan right now!"


--Michelle Thaller: Assistant Director of Science for Communications, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center


Last Update: 21 Mar 2012 (AMB)

Credit: ESA/NASA/JPL/University of Arizona



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