NASA has announced that it plans to fly a quadratic-like robot like Titan, the largest Saturn moon, in search of building materials.
Dragonfly mission, to be launched in 2026 and landing on satellite in 2034, will send unmanned aerial vehicles to dozens of places through this ice moon that scientists see as the Earth equivalent at a very early age,
It is the only celestial body besides our planet, which is known to have its rivers, lakes and streams on its surface, although they contain hydrocarbons such as methane and ethane, not water.
"Visit this mysterious ocean world could revolutionize what we know about life in the universe," said Jim Bridenstine, NASA's administrator. "This avant-garde mission would be unthinkable only a few years ago, but now we are ready for an incredible Dragonfly flight."
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"During its 2.7-year basic mission, Dragonfly will explore diverse environments, ranging from organic to ground to crater, where liquid water and complex life-span organic materials were once ten thousand years old," NASA says in a statement.
"Their instruments will study how prebiotic chemistry has progressed and also explore the atmospheric and surface properties of the Moon and its underground reserves of the ocean and liquid."
"In addition, instruments will look for chemical evidence of past or existing lives."
The ship will land at the equatorial dome "Shangri-La", exploring the region on short trips before collecting 8km flights.
They will stop in important areas to collect samples before they finally reach the crater in Selva, where there is evidence of the previous running water, organic materials and energy.
We hope the plane will fly over 175 kilometers.
Titan's atmosphere consists mostly of nitrogen, just like the Earth, but it's four times thicker. Its clouds and rain are methane.
The second largest moon in the solar system has a thick layer of ice, beneath which is an ocean that consists mainly of water.
This subterranean ocean could live a life we know, while lakes and hydrocarbon surfaces on the surface may contain life forms that depend on different chemicals or they lack life.
Titanium is about 1,400 million kilometers away from the Sun, with a surface temperature of about -179 degrees Celsius and a surface pressure of about 50 percent higher than the Earth's.