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Installation of the Multi-Layer Insulation blankets on Huygens' Front Shield.

Installation of the Multi-Layer Insulation blankets on Huygens' Front Shield.


Date: 09 February 1997
Satellite: Huygens
Copyright: ESA

The insulation provides thermal protection during the 7 year journey, via Venus, Earth and Jupiter, to Saturn, and during the 22-day coast phase after separation from the Saturn Orbiter before entering Titan's atmosphere.
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