This Day In Astro History

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A composite view of Saturn's moon Titan, from Huygens Probe.

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January 14

2005 -The Huygens probe lands on Saturn's moon Titan.

2002 - ISS Expedition Four - Commander Yury Onufrienko and Flight Engineer Carl Walz floated outside the International Space Station on the first spacewalk of their expedition and finished installing a second Russian cargo boom, part of which had been delivered to the station two and a half years prior. With coordination help from inside the station by Flight Engineer Dan Bursch, the two space walkers also installed an amateur radio antenna on the Zvezda Service Module.
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