High Ambitions for an Outstanding Planetary Mission: Cassini-Huygens
Publication date: 15 November 2004
Authors: Lebreton, J.-P. et al.
Journal: ESA Bulletin
Cassini-Huygens, named after the two celebrated scientists, is the joint NASA/ESA/ASI mission to Saturn and its giant moon Titan. It is designed to shed light on many of the unsolved mysteries arising from previous observations and to pursue the detailed exploration of the gas giants after Galileo's successful mission at Jupiter. The exploration of the Saturnian planetary system, the most complex in our Solar System, will help us to make significant progress in our understanding of planetary system formation and evolution, which is also a key step in our search for extra-solar planets.Link to publication