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Elements S2 • E1

Titan’s Oceans Are Made of Super Cold Methane, and NASA Created Them on Earth!

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Published on May 8, 2018

Scientists are sending a submarine to space to study Titan’s oceans. To practice, they built the ocean in a lab.

NASA’s Crazy Plan to Send a Space Submarine to Titan - https://youtu.be/UYusz-MIJ4c

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A Little Robotic Submarine Could Ply Alien Seas
https://www.livescience.com/61851-rob...
“NASA is designing a robot submarine to explore the ultrachilly, hydrocarbon-filled seas on Saturn's moon Titan — the only body in the solar system, apart from Earth, with liquid on its surface. Researchers have been testing the probe with a bucket-sized mock alien ocean in a lab.”

Researcher sets eyes on Saturn's largest moon
https://phys.org/news/2018-02-eyes-sa...
“Co-led by a Western space scientist, NASA is exploring a revolutionary plan that could see a drone-like quadcopter buzz above the surface of Saturn's largest moon.”

Titan: Facts About Saturn's Largest Moon
https://www.space.com/15257-titan-sat...
“Scientists believe that conditions on Titan are similar to Earth's early years. According to NASA, ‘In many respects, Saturn's largest moon, Titan, is one of the most Earth-like worlds we have found to date.’”

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