Last Thursday NASA released a new image of Titan taken by Cassini-Huygens on May 5, 2004. The image is higher quality than anything that can be taken from Earth. As of today, Cassini-Huygens is just 37 days away from insertion into orbit around Saturn and only 18 days away from passing by Phoebe, one of Saturn’s distant outer moons.
Richard Leis is a writer and poet living in Tucson, Arizona. His poetry has been published in Impossible Archetype and is forthcoming from The Laurel Review. A piece of flash fiction is forthcoming from Cold Creek Review. His essays about fairy tales and technology have been published online at Tiny Donkey and Fairy Tale Review’s “Fairy-Tale Files.” Richard is also Downlink Lead for HiRISE at the University of Arizona. View all posts by Richard Leis