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NASA Clipper Mission to Europa
« on: Aug 20, 2019, 15:43:33 »
Mission to Jupiter's Icy Moon Confirmed



https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/missions/europa-clipper/

NASA's Europa Clipper will conduct detailed reconnaissance of Jupiter's moon Europa and investigate whether the icy moon could harbor conditions suitable for life.

The mission will place a spacecraft in orbit around Jupiter in order to perform a detailed investigation of Europa -- a world that shows strong evidence for an ocean of liquid water beneath its icy crust and which could host conditions favorable for life. The mission will send a highly capable, radiation-tolerant spacecraft into a long, looping orbit around Jupiter to perform repeated close flybys of the icy moon.

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Re: NASA Clipper Mission to Europa
« Reply #1 on: Aug 20, 2019, 17:41:30 »
I hope it produces definitive results like definitely found life or not but i wonder how long it will take to analyse the whole moon?
Although unless it has actual pictures of life certain parts of humanity still wont change their view of "Creation",
Thanks for the heads up Carole,
Roger