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Successful Huygens test: last before separation
ESA's Huygens probe, now orbiting Saturn on board the NASA/ESA/ASI Cassini spacecraft, is in good health and successfully passed its sixteenth 'In-Flight Checkout' on 23 November 2004. This in-flight checkout procedure was the last one planned before separation of the Huygens probe from Cassini in December this year. The preliminary analysis of the real-time data received showed all events in... View News Article (2004-11-23)


Cassini cameras spot powerful new lightning storm on Saturn
Following the recent detection of Saturnian radio bursts by NASA's Cassini spacecraft that indicated a rare and powerful atmospheric storm, Cassini imaging scientists have spotted the storm in an unlikely fashion: they looked for it in the dark. View News Article (2006-02-15)


'Over The Moon' At Saturn
UK scientists involved in the Cassini space mission were 'over the Moon' after the spacecraft's 100,000 km per hour white knuckle ride courtesy of Saturn's gravity which successfully completed the critical manoeuvre to place Cassini in orbit around the ringed planet. 'I've waited 15 years for this moment,' said Dr Andrew Coates of the UK's Mullard Space Science Laboratory and Co-Investigator on... View News Article (2004-07-01)


Huygens test successful
ESA's Huygens probe, now orbiting Saturn on board the NASA/ESA/ASI Cassini spacecraft, is in good health and successfully passed its fifteenth 'In-Flight Checkout' on 14 September 2004. This in-flight checkout procedure was the last but one planned before separation of the Huygens probe from Cassini in December this year, and it included some specific activities that were intended to prepare... View News Article (2004-09-17)


Huygens sets off with correct spin and speed
On Christmas Day 2004, the Cassini spacecraft flawlessly released ESA's Huygens probe, passing another challenging milestone for Cassini-Huygens mission. But, with no telemetry data from Huygens, how do we know the separation went well? View News Article (2005-01-11)


UK Cassini-Huygens Media briefing
UK Cassini-Huygens Media Briefing: Saturn's getting closer Thursday 3rd June 2003 New Connaught Rooms, 61 - 65 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B 5DA 10.30 - 12.00 You are invited to attend a background press briefing on the Cassini-Huygens mission which will focus on the science milestones that lie ahead and the UK science and industry involvement in the mission. Cassini-Huygens has... View News Article (2004-05-25)


New Cassini images show Northern Lights of Saturn
New images of Saturn obtained by a University of Colorado at Boulder-led team on June 21 using an instrument on the Cassini spacecraft show auroral emissions at its poles similar to Earth's Northern Lights. View News Article (2005-08-08)


Spongy-looking hyperion tumbles into view
Two new Cassini views of Saturn's tumbling moon Hyperion offer the best looks yet at one of the icy, irregularly-shaped moons that orbit the giant, ringed planet. View News Article (2005-07-13)


Christmas Joy for Huygens Probe - Separation Successful
Huygens Heads for Titan Probe Successfully Separates from Cassini Mothership View News Article (2004-12-25)


Cassini flyby of Saturn moon offers insight into solar system history
NASA's Cassini spacecraft is scheduled to fly within 16 miles of Saturn's moon Enceladus on Oct. 9 and measure molecules in its space environment that could give insight into the history of the solar system. View News Article (2008-10-07)

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