Café des Sciences in Pasadena, CA with Christophe Sotin – January 8, 2016

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The space vessel, Cassini, which is carrying the European space probe, Huygens, was launched in October 1997 by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) right here in Southern California. Its mission: To gather data on Titan, Saturn’s largest moon. In 2004, it touched the surface of this natural satellite that had previously been obscured from the view of scientists as if it had been hiding behind a thick fog.

What happened during the Titan exploration mission? What information was Cassini-Huygens able to collect? To answer these questions, the Alliance Française of Pasadena and the Office for Science and Technology of the Consulate general of France in Los Angeles have the pleasure of inviting you to a Café des Sciences which will be taking place on Friday, January 8, 2016 at 7:00pm. Christophe Sotin, Chief Scientist and head of the Solar System Exploration team at JPL, who will present his talk entitled:

“The exploration of Titan by the Cassini-Huygens mission”

-  When: Friday, January 8, 2016 7:00PM
-  Where: Alliance Française of Pasadena, 34th, Union Street, Pasadena, CA 91103
-  The presentation will be in French
-  The event will be FREE for Alliance Française members/ $10 for non-members
-  Reservations can be made via email to