Dragonfly mission

Facts for Prelims (FFP)     Source: IE  Context: NASA has confirmed its Dragonfly rotorcraft mission to Titan, Saturn’s largest moon will be scheduled for 2028. Dragonfly, a “dual-quadcopter,” will explore Titan’s organic compound-rich surface, covering tens of kilometres in under an hour due to Titan’s dense atmosphere and low gravity. Despite primarily operating on …

Titan

Facts For Prelims  Source: The Hindu   Context: NASA’s Dragonfly mission to explore Titan is scheduled for launch in 2027, and the spacecraft is expected to arrive at its destination in around 2034.   About Titan: Titan is the second largest moon (Saturn’s) in our solar system (after Jupiter’s Ganymede). It is larger than Mercury …