Can a Dragonfly Find Signs of Life on Titan?

Launching in 2027, NASA’s Dragonfly will travel through space for seven years to reach its destination: Saturn’s largest moon, Titan.  Once on the icy moon, Dragonfly will use its Drill for Acquisition of Complex Organics (DrACO) instrument to gather surface material. The collected samples will then be analyzed to identify the chemical composition by the Dragonfly Mass Spectrometer (DraMS). The specimens dug up by DrACO and analyzed by DraMS will determine the habitability of Titan and if the moon has chemical markers indicative of life.

Red Canyon is excited to contribute to the Dragonfly mission by supporting the model development, design and analysis. Want to learn more? Check out the links below!

Saturn moon Titan could hold the clues to life’s origin. This NASA drone could find them

NASA’s Dragonfly Will Fly Around Titan Looking for Origins, Signs of Life

Dragonfly – Flights of Exploration Across Saturn’s Moon Titan

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