Ion Neutral Mass Spectrometer Results from the First Flyby of Titan

@article{Waite2005IonNM,
  title={Ion Neutral Mass Spectrometer Results from the First Flyby of Titan},
  author={J. Waite and H. Niemann and R. Yelle and W. Kasprzak and T. Cravens and J. Luhmann and R. McNutt and W. Ip and D. Gell and Virginie De La Haye and Ingo M{\"u}ller-Wordag and B. Magee and N. Borggren and S. Ledvina and G. Fletcher and E. Walter and Ryan Miller and S. Scherer and R. Thorpe and J. Xu and B. Block and K. Arnett},
  journal={Science},
  year={2005},
  volume={308},
  pages={982 - 986}
}
The Cassini Ion Neutral Mass Spectrometer (INMS) has obtained the first in situ composition measurements of the neutral densities of molecular nitrogen, methane, molecular hydrogen, argon, and a host of stable carbon-nitrile compounds in Titan's upper atmosphere. INMS in situ mass spectrometry has also provided evidence for atmospheric waves in the upper atmosphere and the first direct measurements of isotopes of nitrogen, carbon, and argon, which reveal interesting clues about the evolution of… Expand
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