Titan, the largest moon in the Saturn planetary system, remains an enigmatic target. The latest visible light image from Cassini of Titan shows the dense cloud cover. A peak at the moon’s surface will have to wait until Huygens separates from Cassini and falls through the atmosphere in January 2005.
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