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These two images of Saturn's largest moon Titan were taken by Cassini on October 26, 2004.
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Cassini Flyby of Titan in October 2004
News story originally written on October 28, 2004

The Cassini spaceship flew by Titan on October 26, 2004. Titan is a moon of Saturn. Titan is Saturn's biggest moon.

Cassini took some great pictures of Titan - the best ever! It also measured Titan's atmosphere. Those measurements will help the Huygens lander make a safe landing. Cassini will drop the Huygens lander off at Titan. Huygens will land on Titan in January 2005.

Cassini is in orbit around Saturn. Cassini will fly past Titan 44 more times in the next four years! We should learn a lot about Titan!

Last modified October 28, 2004 by Randy Russell.

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