*Brings the story of the Cassini-Huygens mission and their joint exploration of the Saturnian system right up to date. *Combines a review of previous knowledge of Saturn, its rings and moons, including Titan, with new spacecraft results in one handy volume. *Provides the latest and most spectacular images, which will never have appeared before in book form. *Gives a context to enable the reader to more easily appreciate the stream of discoveries that will be made by the Cassini-Huygens mission. *Tells the exciting story of the Huygens spacecraftas journey to the surface of Titan.On 1 May, Cassini fired its engine for 17.53 seconds to flush the propellant pipes for its 400-day routine maintenance. ... to use the thrusters of the reaction control system - as would be done often once the spacecraft was in orbit around Saturn.
|Title||:||Cassini at Saturn|
|Author||:||David M. Harland|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-08-19|