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Cassini-Huygens: Stunning Image of Titan’s Tallest Mountain Rivals Everest

Latest Cassini Images of Titan

NASA’s Cassini probe mission has sent images of Saturn’s moon Titan showing some tallest mountains on its surface measuring more than 10,000 feet. The mountainous ridges called the Mithrim Montes showed three series of mountain ridges and the top measured 10,948 feet in height. Most of these mountain ridges are located near the equator. The region is called Xanadu. “It’s ...

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Rosetta spacecraft’s robot to land on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko today

The European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft will oversee its robotic arm to land on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko today to probe its surface, said the space agency. The Rosetta mission’s Philae lander is scheduled to touch down on the comet known as 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko Wednesday at 10.35 a.m. (EST). If all goes as planned with this complex engineering feat, it will be the ...

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