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TandEM/TSSM
Titan and Enceladus Mission
Theme How does the Solar System work?
Primary Goals To understand the atmosphere, surface and interior, to determine the chemistry, and to derive constraints on the origin and evolution of Titan and of the saturnian system as a whole, with an emphasis on Enceladus.
Spacecraft
  • Titan orbiter
  • Titan in-situ aerial platforms
  • Titan probe/lander
  • Lifetime 7-8 year cruise & min 2-years in orbit
    Partners ESA-NASA
    Type L-class mission

    Note:
    Following the joint ESA-NASA decision in February 2009 to further pursue the EJSM mission, the studies concerning the TandEM mission concept within ESA have been terminated.

    NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
    NASA and ESA prioritize outer planet missions
    ESA internal study report on ESA contributions to Tandem/TSSM available
    Joint NASA/ESA report on the TandEM/TSSM mission available

     

     

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