The first image from the Huygens probe on Titan shows the surface of the moon of Saturn:
Some remarkable factoids about the mission:
- Although it is a moon, Titan is larger than Pluto, and has lakes of liquid methane (we seem to be seeing one in the picture).
- It took seven years for the probe to travel from Earth to Titan.
- Because not enough sun is available to power cells, the probe is powered by batteries, which were only designed to last a few minutes.
- The batteries lasted a few hours anyway!