The Huygen mission team is finding that Titan
in part resembles Earth yet is also strikingly alien.
The last time we flew by Titan
was with the Voyager mission in 1980, and we took a few measurements.
is the kind of truck that that character might have come up with.
Having a potential value of $22,914,557, the first five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract calls for Titan
to provide for engineering, operation, and maintenance services for the Technology Center for Cable and Connectors (TC3) facility in Newport.
At times, they might be required to meet with people who the Titan
has no time--or desire--to see.
I was stunned at how Earthlike Titan
ended up looking," says Huygens researcher Larry Soderblom of the U.
, which launched recently at PC Forum in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Radar data from Cassini, taken during its first close flyby of Titan
Under this contract, Titan
will execute over 150 war games each year to support a training curricula and pre-deployment work-up training for the ships, submarines, squadrons and Marine units of the Fleet.