You know, it takes hundreds of individuals to successfully manage a space mission like the one Huygens and I are on. Planetary scientists, software programmers, and all sorts of engineers work together to ensure that every aspect of the mission runs smoothly.
In these pages, you'll find the stories of some of the people that played a part in planning and designing our mission, as well as stories of some of those who work on the navigation and operation teams.
Also included are some amazing stories about the hard work and fun associated with working on a flight project like ours.
Our trip to Saturn is the result of three different space agencies all working together. NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency will each have a hand in managing our mission and in analyzing the information we send back to Earth. More than 200 scientists scattered throughout 19 countries will help us along our journey.