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NASA to send drone-style craft to Saturn's moon.

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Posted at 9:05 PM, Jun 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-27 22:05:07-04

NASA is going to new distances. The space agency announced a new mission to explore Saturn's moon Titan.

The New Frontiers program called "Dragonfly" is set to launch in 2026 and will arrive on Titan in 2034.

Titan is the only moon in the solar system with an atmosphere, which is why NASA scientists say it is the most comparable to Earth.

Dragonfly will be looking for both past and present signs of life.

The Mars Rover-sized drone will also explore sand dunes on Titan to research the moon's organic material.

Dragonfly doesn't have wheels so it will mostly be used in an aerial capacity and will fly around Titan for more than two years.