Among suggestions for future missions to Titan is a 'Titan-copter'
Copyright: James Garry - fastlight artwork
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This artist's impression depicts a rotor-bladed craft hovering over the Huygens probe, lit by the Titan-copter's searchlight, on Titan's surface. This Titan-copter concept has been developed by Ralph Lorenz, a space scientist at the University of Arizona, United States.
The probe, an ESA project carried by the Cassini spacecraft, will land on Titan in 2004.
Image courtesy of James Garry - fastlight artwork
Last Update: 1 September 2019