TEAM INSANE METHANE RAIN PLANE (IMRP)
Interdisciplinary Capstone Design
University of Idaho
2010-2011

 

Project: Precipitation Detector for proposed Titan Aerobot Mission

Sponsors: Idaho Space Grant

Goals: To create a sensor to determine precipitation and the size of precipitation that is space-qualified and can survive the atmosphere and environment of Titan, a moon of saturn.

Why important? Titan's atmosphere and geology are similar to pre-oxygenated Earth's. Our sensor will help determine the role of methane in Titan's geographic and atmospheric mechanics.