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A New Way to View Kraken Mare on Titan and ‘Despeckle’ It (Photo)

This Cassini Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) image is presented as a perspective view and shows a landscape near the eastern shoreline of Kraken Mare, a hydrocarbon sea in Titan’s north polar region. This image was processed using a technique for handling noise that results in clearer views that can be easier for researchers to interpret. The technique, called despeckling, also ...

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NASA Sending Nuclear-Powered Submarine, Robot to Saturn’s Moon Titan

NASA is planning to send among other things one nuclear-powered submarine, submersible robot to explore a methane sea on Saturn’s moon Titan. NASA shocased it at this year’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Symposium by its Glenn’s COMPASS Team and researchers from the Applied Research Lab. “Measurement of the trace organic components of the sea, that may exhibit pre-biotic chemical evolution, ...

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