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A look back at Titan touchdown: NASA releases stunning video captured by Huygens probe when it landed on Saturn's hazy moon – WATCH

A look back at Titan touchdown: NASA releases stunning video captured by Huygens probe when it landed on Saturn's hazy moon – WATCH

The probe, which was carried to Saturn by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, landed on Titan on January, 14 2005, making it the most distant landing ever on another world, and the only landing on a body in the outer solar system. 

Saturn's north pole basks in the glory of sunlight, while Cassini captures the moment!

Saturn's north pole basks in the glory of sunlight, while Cassini captures the moment!

In this image, the planet appears darker in regions where the cloud deck is lower, such the region interior to the hexagon.  

NASA's Cassini captures close-up image of Saturn's moon 'Pandora'

NASA's Cassini captures close-up image of Saturn's moon 'Pandora'

The US space agency NASA has released a close-up and highest-resolution image of Saturn's moon 'Pandora'.

Moon Mimas creates illusion of proximity with Saturn's rings as Cassini clicks!

Moon Mimas creates illusion of proximity with Saturn's rings as Cassini clicks!

This view looks toward the anti-Saturn hemisphere of Mimas.

Top five amazing discoveries by Cassini at Saturn

Top five amazing discoveries by Cassini at Saturn

Top five amazing discoveries by Cassini at Saturn

Saturn moons younger than previously thought: Study

Saturn moons younger than previously thought: Study

Saturn's moons may be younger than previously thought, says a study based on freshly-harvested data from NASA's Cassini mission.

Cassini's grand finale: NASA's Saturn probe makes first 'ring-grazing' plunge

Cassini's grand finale: NASA's Saturn probe makes first 'ring-grazing' plunge

The spacecraft, which began its penultimate mission phase on November 30, crossed through the plane of Saturn's rings on December 4 at 5:09 a.m. PST (8:09 a.m. EST) at a distance of approximately 91,000 kilometres above the planet's cloud tops.

Cassini's grand finale: NASA's probe begins 'ring-grazing' orbits to study Saturn's rings

Cassini's grand finale: NASA's probe begins 'ring-grazing' orbits to study Saturn's rings

During the first two orbits, the spacecraft will pass directly through an extremely faint ring produced by tiny meteors striking Saturn's two small moons Janus and Epimetheus.

NASA's Cassini spacecraft set to explore Saturn's rings

NASA's Cassini spacecraft set to explore Saturn's rings

On November 30, Cassini will begin a daring set of Ring-Grazing Orbits, skimming past the outside edge of Saturn's main rings. 

Saturn's icy moon 'Mimas' dwarfed by huge rings

Saturn's icy moon 'Mimas' dwarfed by huge rings

The US space agency NASA has released a beautiful image of Saturn's icy moon, Mimas dwarfed by the planet's enormous rings.

NASA's Cassini spacecraft to make its closest flyby of Saturn's rings soon!

NASA's Cassini spacecraft to make its closest flyby of Saturn's rings soon!

On many of these passes, Cassini's instruments will attempt to directly sample ring particles and molecules of faint gases that are found close to the rings.  

NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures breathtaking view of Saturn's F ring and its moon 'Prometheus'

NASA's Cassini spacecraft captures breathtaking view of Saturn's F ring and its moon 'Prometheus'

NASA has released a beautiful image of Saturn's faint ring and its moon Prometheus.

Saturn or a watercolour painting? NASA's Cassini beams back image of picturesque swirls on the planet's surface! - See pic

Saturn or a watercolour painting? NASA's Cassini beams back image of picturesque swirls on the planet's surface! - See pic

This view looks toward the sunlit side of the rings from about 20 degrees above the ring plane.

NASA's Cassini captures methane clouds drifting across Saturn's largest moon Titan – Watch!

NASA's Cassini captures methane clouds drifting across Saturn's largest moon Titan – Watch!

The observations were made on October 29 and 30, 2016 by the NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

Four days at Saturn – NASA's Cassini captures stunning images of ringed planet! (Watch)

Four days at Saturn – NASA's Cassini captures stunning images of ringed planet! (Watch)

Measuring the exact length of a Saturn day seems to be one of the big challenges for scientists on NASA's Cassini mission. 

Mystery behind birth of Saturn's rings solved

Mystery behind birth of Saturn's rings solved

Observations show that Saturn's rings are made of more than 95 per cent icy particles, while the rings of Uranus and Neptune are darker and may have higher rock content.

NASA's Cassini probe sees seasonal changes on Saturn's largest moon 'Titan'

NASA's Cassini probe sees seasonal changes on Saturn's largest moon 'Titan'

 Scientists have said that NASA's Cassini mission has allowed them to observe the pattern of seasonal changes on Titan, Saturn's largest moon.

NASA's Cassini captures Saturn's rings in the daylight on the planet's nightside! - See pic

NASA's Cassini captures Saturn's rings in the daylight on the planet's nightside! - See pic

The beauty of the image lies in the fact that the rings also reflect sunlight back onto the night side of the planet, making it appear brighter than it would otherwise.

NASA's Cassini unearths evidence of subsurface ocean within Saturn's moon Dione!

NASA's Cassini unearths evidence of subsurface ocean within Saturn's moon Dione!

The researchers believe that Dione's ocean has probably survived for the whole history of the moon, and thus offers a long-lived habitable zone for microbial life. 

Saturn, you beauty! NASA's Cassini captures the planet in all its glory! - See pic

Saturn, you beauty! NASA's Cassini captures the planet in all its glory! - See pic

 Faint wisps of cloud visible in the atmosphere give it a mysterious look, as ring shadows trace delicate, curving lines across the planet, at the bottom.