- Saturn's mysteries beckon Cassini. Covault, Craig // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/20/1997, Vol. 147 Issue 16, p22
Presents details of the Cassini space mission to the planet Saturn. Complexity and expense; Launch details, and use of Titan 4B/Centaur rocket; Velocity and trajectory; Plan of the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration; Primary mission of Cassini; The side mission of the probe...
- Cassini mission to Saturn caps era of grand spacecraft. Dornheim, Michael A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/9/1996, Vol. 145 Issue 24, p71
Looks at the Cassini orbiter and Huygens probe, which are to launch toward Saturn in October 1997. The spacecraft as part of the last of the grand-scale interplanetary missions that the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) stages; Subsequent missions to be physically smaller...
- Huygens planetary probe set for Titan landing in 2004. Sparaco, Pierre // Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/9/1996, Vol. 145 Issue 24, p77
Looks at Europe's Huygens planetary spacecraft. Its scheduled landing on Titan, Saturn's biggest moon; Details and objectives of its mission; The probe's key scientific experiments; Knowledge expected to be gleaned from the mission; Conditions on Saturn; Specifications of Huygens; Its...
- Cassini launch rocket needs leaks repaired. // Nature;8/14/1997, Vol. 388 Issue 6643, p617
Reports that the Titan 4B rocket set to propel the Cassini space probe to Saturn has leaks which can be repaired by the United States Air Force. Cassini to launch October 6, 1997; Potential impact of even a slight delay in launch date.
- Saturn moon probe model attached to Cassini. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/21/1996, Vol. 145 Issue 17, p63
Focuses on the Cassini spacecraft. Its major components being assembled in preparation for acoustic and thermal testing at Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). Assembly components; Cassini scheduled to be launched in October 1997; Cassini's mission.
- Cassini removed from booster to repair Huygens insulation. Covault, Craig // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/8/1997, Vol. 147 Issue 10, p30
Reports that the launch of the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Cassini mission to Saturn scheduled for October 6, 1997, will likely be delayed several days because of apparent minor damage to the spacecraft's European Space Agency Huygens Titan descent probe. Mission of...
- Nuclear-powered probe begins its 2 billion-mile journey. // Christian Science Monitor;10/16/97, Vol. 89 Issue 225, p4
Comments on the launch of the Cassini spacecraft on board a Titan IVB rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida as it begins its seven-year, 2 billion-mile journey to Saturn. Concerns about the plutonium carried by the ship as it must orbit the earth in order to gain gravitational acceleration for...
- Cassini gets golden gown made to measure. // Nature;1/16/1997, Vol. 385 Issue 6613, p190
Mentions the efforts being made to construct a protective suit for the Cassini spacecraft, scheduled for a voyage to Saturn. The use of traditional industrial sewing machines; Specifics of its design.
- Saturn, 2004. Sam, Flamsteed // Discover;Jan98, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p76
Reports on the launch of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Cassini probe to Saturn. Similarity between Cassini and Galileo; Estimated time of arrival in Saturn.