okt 122012
 
Bouncing on Saturn's Moon Titan

  ESA’s Huygens probe bounced, slid and wobbled its way to rest in the 10 seconds after touching down on Saturn’s moon, Titan, in January 2005, a new analysis reveals. The findings provide novel insight into the nature of the moon’s surface. Artist’s impression of the Huygens probe on the surface of Titan. After a [continue reading]

jun 072012
 
Climate Changes on Mars?

  The High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) recently acquired images of two adjacent craters with very different characteristics in the Arabia Terra region on Mars. The Danielson Crater (with a diameter of approximately 60 km) is characterised by a variety of features referred to as ‘Yardangs’, while the smaller Kalocsa Crater (with a diameter of [continue reading]