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Titan Flyby 8 (T-8): Oct. 28, 2005

Illustration of spacecraft at Titan.

The Cassini spacecraft will gaze at Saturn's largest moon, Titan, during an Oct. 28, 2005, flyby. The radar instrument will peer through the moon's hazy layers and provide new clues to the nature of the surface seen by the Huygens probe, which landed on Titan in January 2005.

At a Glance

Oct. 28, 2005 (04:15 UTC)

841 miles (1,353 km)

Speed (rel. to Titan)
13,200 mph (5.9 km/sec)

105 deg