NASA Mission to Saturn’s Largest Moon Titan

NASA just announced that its next Solar System mission is… Dragonfly – a rotorcraft lander mission to Saturn’s largest moon Titan.

This ocean world is the only moon in our solar system with a dense atmosphere & we’re so excited to see what Dragonfly, the dual-quadrotor drone is the brainchild of the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), discovers.



NASA Dragonfly Mission to Saturn’s Largest Moon Titan

Artist’s conception of Dragonfly on the surface of Titan.  Image Johns Hopkins APL

Saturn’s Titan is the only moon in the Solar System with a dense atmosphere, which could allow complex molecules to form, enable it to harbor life.

 

NASA Dragonfly Mission to Saturn’s Largest Moon Titan



Artist’s conception of Dragonfly on the surface of Titan.  Image Johns Hopkins APL