BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Huygens moon probe lands on Titan: "The Huygens space probe has touched down on the surface of one of Saturn's moons, Titan, and is sending back signals, say space agency scientists.

The spacecraft probe had been transmitting data for over two hours as it plunged towards the moon's surface.

This data has not arrived on Earth yet, but the Green Bank radio telescope in West Virginia, US, detected its carrier signal - a sign the probe was working.

It is the furthest from Earth a spacecraft has ever been landed."

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