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NASA’s Saturn flyby will hopefully reveal what the seas on Titan are made of

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft zoomed past Saturn’s smoggy moon Titan on Wednesday to check out its atmosphere and vast northern seas. The 10-year mission has helped researchers build some of the most complete topographic models of another moon in our solar system we’ve seen. As the second largest moon in our planetary neighborhood, Titan is also the most Earth-like body we’ve encountered.

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