Approaching Titan a billion times closer. Source: NASA JPL

On June 14th in 2005, the Huygens lander disconnected from the space probe Cassini then fell towards Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, and successfully touched down on its barren alien but strangely familiar surface. 12 years have passed and NASA has now finally released a video showing how the whole episode took place from the perspective of Huygens. The video uses actual images taken by the probe during its two-and-a-half hour fall under its parachutes. The international Cassini-Huygens mission, which will conclude on Sept. 15, 2017, when Cassini plunges into Saturn’s atmosphere.