Interview : Linda Spilker & Cécile Ferrari talk about Cassini, their collaboration & the legacy of the mission

On May 18, 2018, Linda Spilker, scientific manager of NASA’s Cassini mission, spoke at the IPGP general seminars in Paris. On this occasion, we met her with Cécile Ferrari, professor in Paris Diderot and researcher at the IPGP. They collaborated on the Cassini mission for over 20 years and told us about their work on the mission, the discoveries they […]

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What is happening in Titan’s equatorial belt?

During the last thirteen years (2004 – 2017), the Cassini-Huygens mission allowed a real revolution in the exploration of Titan, the largest moon of Saturn. This mission has revealed that Titan is – in many aspects – very similar to Earth. Titan is a frozen version of Earth, where methane behaves as water, and water ice may be as hard […]

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IPGP Seminary “The Cassini mission at Saturn: latest results and legacy”

  The IPGP is pleased to welcome Linda Spilker from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Scientific Director of the Cassini mission, as part of its general seminars. On May 18 at 11am, she will discuss the Cassini mission on Saturn, the results obtained at the end of the mission, and the legacy of this extraordinary scientific adventure. While waiting for this […]

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NASA Sets Sights on May 5 Launch of InSight to Mars

NASA’s next mission to Mars, Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight), is scheduled to launch Saturday, May 5, on a first-ever mission to study the heart of the Red Planet. Coverage of prelaunch and launch activities begins Thursday, May 3, on NASA Television and the agency’s website. The prelaunch briefing and launch commentary will be streamed […]

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