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NASA's Next Mission DragonFly


According to ScienceMag.org, "NASA’s next billion-dollar mission, called Dragonfly, will be an innovative quadcopter to explore Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, the agency announced today." Their goal is to have the craft soar and hover over the icy moon’s surface and to land on it to search for different conditions and chemistries that might foster life.

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