The First Global Map of Titan Reveals Earth-Like Features With a Peculiar Twist

Rain with no water. Air with no oxygen. Hills with no soil.

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Nov 26 · 4 min read
The Cassini spacecraft has been peeling back Titan’s shroud for more than a decade. Here, it’s imaged in near-infrared. Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. Arizona/Univ. Idaho

By Charlie Wood

Before astronauts can hike through Titan’s gentle hills or slide down its colossal dunes, they’ll have to know where they’re going.

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