One Photograph Explores the Deepest Reaches of Space

On January 14, 2005, NASA arrived its Huygens probe onto the surface of Saturn’s biggest moon, Titan. To honor the occasion, NASA disclosed the above video that goes up against us a 1,000,000,000x voyage from a zoomed out photograph of Saturn and the moon and into the closest photographs caught by Huygens.

The wide view photographs were caught by the Cassini orbiter utilizing its 1-megapixel installed cam:


As the perspective zooms in, we move onto photos caught by the Huygen’s flight amid its 21-day travel, 2.5-hour plummet, and arrival.

Here’s the first perspective of Titan that was sent again by Huygens. It was the first photo from a non-planetary surface past Mars and Venus.


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