Cassini at Saturn

Cassini at Saturn

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*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 spacecrafta€™s 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


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