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Five years ago, on 14 January 2005, the Huygens probe flew through the atmosphere of Saturn's moon Titan and landed gently on the surface, which is at a temperature of minus 180 degrees Celsius. The results of the Huygens landing and the first four years of the Cassini spacecraft's mission to the Saturn system have now been documented in two books in which scientists from the German Aerospace Center (DLR) have had significant involvement.
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Milestones in space: Five years ago the European Huygens space probe landed on Saturn's moon Titan

Five years ago, on 14 January 2005, the Huygens probe flew through the atmosphere of Saturn's moon Titan and landed gently on the surface, which is at a temperature of minus 180 degrees Celsius. The results of the Huygens landing and the first four years of the Cassini spacecraft's mission to the Saturn system have now been documented in two books in which scientists from the German Aerospace Center (DLR) have had significant involvement.

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