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Mechanical/structural models of Cassini-Huygens

Mechanical/structural models of Cassini-Huygens


Date: 01 July 1995
Copyright: ESA

Mechanical/structural models of ESA's Huygens Probe and NASA's Saturn Orbiter were assembled at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory to test their structural and thermal performances. The gold-coloured blanket covering Huygens will protect it from heat, cold and micrometeoroid impacts during the 6.7-year journey to Titan.
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