Tag Archives: Titan

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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Apple reportedly working on Steve Jobs’ dream car ‘TITAN’, electric minivan

Move over GM and Toyota, here is Apple stepping into your shoe with an electric vehicle similar to Reva seen on the roads of India and UK frequently. Reports said the tech giant is seriously exploring an exclusive Apple-branded electric vehicle resembling a minivan. The Wall Street Journal said the project, code-named Titan, has been operational with several hundreds of ...

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NASA to send mission to Titan’s seas

NASA is planning a future mission to Saturn’s moon Titan, which it hopes will shed more light on the early origin of Earth in the solar universe. Studying Titan is thought to be looking back in time at an embryonic Earth as Titan is the only moon in the solar system to have a significant atmosphere and this atmosphere is ...

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Saturn’s Moon Titan Glows at Dusk and Dawn

In an unexpected and potentially groundbreaking discovery, NASA has spotted Saturn’s moon Titan glowing at dusk and dawn on Thursday. New maps of Saturn’s moon Titan reveal large patches of trace gases shining brightly near its north and south poles. These regions are curiously shifted off the poles, to the east or west, so that dawn breaks over the southern ...

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