NASA Announces New Dragonfly Drone Mission to Titan

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Dragonfly, with its eight rotors, will explore Saturn’s moon Titan by flight, the first for an off-world mission. (Credit: Johns Hopkins APL)

Today, NASA announced the next mission in their New Frontiers program to explore the solar system. Dragonfly, a drone lander, will explore Saturn’s largest moon Titan.

Titan is the only solar system moon with an extensive
atmosphere and standing bodies of liquid on its surface. The moon is also
filled with organic materials, and is thought to be si

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