One-Way Ticket: KEY Facts about NASA Sending a Space Submarine to Saturn Moon

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Scientists are to simulate the seas of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, for NASA to build an enormous space submarine that could work in the outer cosmic environment.

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We all live in a yellow submarine

While Musk is working on the space shuttle to Mars, NASA is planning to send a space submarine on Titan, the moon of Saturn.

Cassini previously has found surface liquids, so it’s a good place to look for outer space life.

Unfortunately, the liquid found on Titan isn’t really good for our body, or even worse, it’s lethal, as it carries methane and ethane.

How it works

Basing on the date Cassini had gathered, NASA is planning to send a marine craft the 886 million miles to the Saturn moon in 2025.

A group of scientist from Washington State University has agreed to help NASA to work on the test chambers.

The plan is to build the simulated seas and provide the base for the space submarine design.

See how it supposed to work below:

There are a few BUTs

The temperature. Titan’s water is extremely cold (-290° F) and can fill entire lakes with liquid natural gas.

The bright side of the issue is that it won’t freeze as this temperature is not enough to create ice.

The temperature, once more. It’s hard to manage anything working in such a cold environment.

The scientist will have to solve the problem of heat. We don’t know how the change of temperature can affect the Titan ocean.

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