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Space Shot of the Day: The Huygens Landing on Titan

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On January 14, 2005, the Huygens space probe landed on the surface of Saturn's moon Titan (shown left). Organized as a joint mission by the Italian Space Agency, ESA and NASA, the Huygens' touchdown marked the first spacecraft landing in the outer solar system and still remains the most distant landing of any craft launched from Earth to this day.

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