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Cassini Spacecraft and Instruments

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Spacecraft and Instruments

   

Spacecraft Features

Cassini spacecraft
Cassini's Superhuman Senses
Cassini can "see" in wavelengths the human eye can't, and it can "feel" things about magnetic fields and tiny dust particles that no human hand could detect.

The Huygens Probe
The probe was named after Christiaan Huygens, a Dutch astronomer who in 1655 discovered Titan, Saturn's largest moon.

Cassini instruments
Explore the Spacecraft In Depth
› Cassini Orbiter Instruments  →
› Cassini Orbiter Subsystems  →
› Huygens Probe Instruments  →
› Huygens Probe Subsystems  →

Build a model
Build It Yourself!
All you need is paper, scissors and glue to make your own miniature explorer.
› Simple Version (47 Kb PDF)
› Challenging Version (201 Kb PDF)
Page Last Updated: September 30th, 2013
Page Editor: Luis Espinoza