The Cassini-Huygens Mission: Orbiter Remote Sensing Investigations By Christopher T. Russell
English | PDF | 2004 | 502 Pages | ISBN : 1402031475 | 31.01 MB
At this writing the Cassini spacecraft has fired its engine and successfully inserted itself and its precious cargo of scientific instruments into orbit, the first step of its exploration of the Saturnian system. The suspense is not over, however. While exciting images of the rings have been captured, an exotic composition of Phoebe sensed by the mapping spectrometer and unexpected panoply of magnetic waves and plasma dynamics encountered on the incoming trajectory and initial orbit, the HuygensprobeisstillonboardandthefirstcloseflybyofTitanhasnottakenplace.