Scientists want to float a boat on Saturn moon Titan
The next great space journey? Years ago, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft captured this image of a methane lake that a probe may visit one day in the future.
(Credit: NASA/JPL/USGS )
While the Mars rover explores the Red Planet, a group of engineers submitted plans for a new out-of-this-world space mission: landing a boat on the Saturn moon Titan, which NASA, the European Space Agency, and Italian space agency ASI explored in depth over the last decade as part of the Cassini-Huygens mission.
Building on the successful 2005 landing of the Huygens probe on Titan, the new mission would aim to…
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