Nour Eldin Haitham
School: Menese International School
Uranus is the 7th planet from the sun in our solar system and it has narrow dark rings around it. Uranus has at least 27 moons, but the two largest moons are Titania and Oberon, and they are much smaller than the earth’s moon and I would like to explore one of these moons which is Titania.
Titania is Uranus' largest moon. It is about 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) in diameter. It has a prominent system of fault valleys, some nearly 1,000 miles (about 1,600 kilometers) long. Deposits of highly reflective material, which may represent frost, can be seen along the Sun-facing valley walls. It has an icy, cracked surface. At one time, an ocean might have covered Titania’s surface and that makes it easier to explore it with the spacecraft without any damage or any problems.
The spacecraft can easily explore Titania’s atmosphere so I can discover the components of its rocks, ice, and its nature surfaces of Titania hence we can estimate the possibility of life there by exploring Titania’s rocks, ice, gravity, temperature, and its soil. Titania is the easiest moon to explore than Ariel and Oberon because Titania’s gravity is more than the 2 other moons gravity as titania’s gravity is (0.367 m/s²) but Ariel’s gravity is (0.269 m/s²) and Oberon’s gravity is (0.346 m/s²), consequently the spacecraft can explore Titania easily in comparison with the two other moons.
In conclusion, Titania is interesting because it has features such as the composition of rocks and frozen substances that may help us understand the origins of our solar system better than before. Also, it has some features that may support the existence of living organisms or even support the research being conducted about planting outside our Earth.